One injured in three-vehicle chain-reaction crash

One driver was injured in a three-vehicle chain-reaction crash north of Bellefontaine late Wednesday morning around 11:30.

The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports Penny Horn, 56, of Belle Center, and Raegan Hites, 15, of Belle Center, were stopped in traffic in their vehicles on Route 68, near Township Road 219, when a third vehicle, operated by Liberty Lowe, 18, of Kenton, struck Hites and pushed her vehicle into Horn.

Lowe suffered minor injuries and was transported to Mary Rutan Hospital by Bellefontaine EMS.

Horn and Hites were not injured.

Horn’s vehicle suffered minor damage, while Hites’ and Lowe’s vehicle suffered moderate damage.

Lowe was charged with assured clear distance.