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Woman drives off road into Canton house, injuring teen inside

Drugs appear to be factor in crash, OSHP says
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Posted at 6:48 AM, Oct 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-19 06:48:03-04

CANTON, Ohio — A 38-year-old Mineral City woman drove off the road and crashed into a house in Canton Sunday night, injuring a 17-year-old boy inside the residence, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred on State Route 800 near 37th Street at about 9:13 p.m., according to the Canton Post of the OSHP.

The driver was traveling at a high rate of speed when she ran off the left side of the roadway and went airborne into the house, OSHP stated.

The teen inside the house was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver was not injured.

Drugs were found inside the vehicle and appear to be a factor in the crash, according to OSHP.

Canton Township Fire and EMS assisted at the crash scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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