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2 airlifted after US 127 crash

The Defiance post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a three-vehicle crash Monday morning that resulted in two people being flown to area hospitals.

About 9:30 a.m., a 2001 International semi driven by Roy D. Worley Jr., 45 of Little River, S.C., was going east on Ohio 18 in Sherwood, Ohio, when the truck failed to stop at the intersection with U.S. 127, police said in a statement.

The statement said the semi struck a northbound 2003 Chevy Impala driven by Julie Restainer, 44, of Bryan, Ohio, and then both vehicles hit a westbound Chrysler Pacifica driven by Judy L. Dreher, 73, of Hicksville, Ohio.

Worley was flown to Toledo Hospital and Restainer was flown to a Fort Wayne hospital, the statement said. Their conditions were not immediately available.

Dreher was treated at Defiance Regional Hospital and released.

The crash remains under investigation.

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