One injured in US 23 crash

One person was injured in an accident at US 23 and Brandeberry Road Thursday evening.

A Wood County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said Courtney Babb, 18, of Fostoria, was stopped in traffic heading north on US 23 waiting to turn onto TR 33. John Groves, 86, of Risingsun, was traveling north in a Lincoln and failed to maintain assured clear distance ahead and struck Babb, the spokeswoman said.

Babb was transported by Fostoria Fire Division to ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital to be treated for injuries, the spokeswoman said.

Further information was not available Friday.

The accident was reported at 6:41 p.m. and West Milgrove Fire Department, Fostoria Fire Division, Kansas Volunteer Fire Department, Wood County Sheriff’s Office and State Highway Patrol responded to the scene.

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