DHI Media Staff Report


PAULDING — A two-car crash near Paulding Sunday evening injured three persons, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Christina R. Kroeckel, 34, Palding, was eastbound on St. Rd. 613 when she ran off the right side of the road, then overcorrected and crossed the center line directly into the path of a car driven by Kebecca Thomas, 47, Oakwood. Thomas was helicoptered to Parkview Regional Medical Center and a passenger in her car, Courtney J.Thomas, 15, Oakwood was taken by EMS to Defiance Regional Medical Center.

The crash occurred around 7:20 p.m. on Sunday. It remains under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Oakwood Fire and EMS assisted with the crash investigation and cleanup as well as the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office.