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Celina woman dies in crash with crane

A Celina, Ohio, woman died this morning when her car collided with a hydraulic crane on Ohio 29 near Harris Road, the Mercer County sheriff's office said.

Heather McCormick, 40, died at the scene of the 6:59 a.m. crash, the sheriff's office said in a statement.

It said a crane driven by Bryan Hirschfeld, 62, of the 8200 block of Mercer-Auglaize County Road stopped at the stop sign on Harris Road, then pulled onto Ohio 29.

McCormick's vehicle struck the crane in the rear, the statement said.

The crash remains under investigation. The Celina Fire Department, Celina EMS and the Ohio State Highway Patrol assisted.

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