Man Seriously Hurt After Accident in Scioto County, Ohio

UPDATE 8/10/13 @ 7:22 a.m.
SCIOTO COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A man is in critical condition after crashing his van into a tree.

The accident happened about 2 p.m. Friday on Piketon Road near Adams Lane in Madison Township

Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers say Merle Smith, 36, of Waverly lost control, ran off the road and hit a tree.

Smith suffered serious injuries and was taken to St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va.

A passenger in the van was taken to the hospital for minor injuries. She was treated and released.

No word on what caused the crash.

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ORIGINAL STORY
SCIOTO COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A man is seriously hurt after crashing his van into a tree.

The accident happened about 2 p.m. Friday on Piketon Road near Adams Lane in Madison Township.

Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers say Merle Smith, 36, of Waverly lost control, ran off the road and hit a tree.

Smith suffered serious injuries and was taken to St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va.

A passenger in the van was taken to the hospital for minor injuries. She was treated and released.

No word on what caused the crash.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.


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