Virgil Shipley/Mount Vernon News
Fredericktown Community Fire Department rescuers took the top off a vehicle to rescue the driver after a 7:20 a.m. crash today on Ohio 13 south of the bypass. The driver was flown by helicopter to a Columbus hospital. Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Mat Whims said the driver was northbound attempting to pass a car and collided with a southbound car. That driver was taken to Knox Community Hospital. The crash is still under investigation. Ohio 13 was closed to traffic while the rescue was in progress.
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