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Six injured in Route 68 crash

Six area residents were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Route 68 in Hardin County Tuesday morning around 7:20.

The Findlay Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Tasa Henry, 36, of Kenton, was northbound on 68 waiting to make a left turn onto Township Road 80 (about five miles north of Kenton) when her 2002 Ford Escort was rear-ended by a northbound vehicle operated by Cory Brunow, 24, of Dunkirk.

Henry was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.

Four children riding in her vehicle were injured.

Front seat passenger Jaurie Henry, 14, of Kenton, had minor injuries and was treated at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

Nickolas Gauntt, 11, of Kenton, was transported from the scene by LifeFlight to Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus.

Skylar Henry, 9, of Kenton, was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital, then transferred by LifeFlight to Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Aerial Yarger, 14, of Kenton, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay.

Tasa Henry and Jaurie Henry were wearing seat belts.

The other three children, who were rear passengers, were not wearing a seat belt.

Brunow, who was not wearing a seat belt, was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital. He was then transferred by LifeFlight to St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima.

The Hardin County Sheriff's Office, Kenton Fire Department, BKP EMS, Dunkirk EMS, and Forest EMS assisted at the scene.

Both vehicles were towed.

Troopers continue their investigation.

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