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3 hurt in Paulding County crash

Three people were injured Sunday night in a two-car collision in Paulding County, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

A vehicle going east on Ohio 613 went off the right side of the road at about 7:20 p.m.

The driver, 34-year-old Christina R. Kroeckel, overcorrected and crossed the center line into the path of a westbound vehicle, police said.

The driver of that vehicle, 47-year-old Kebecca J. Thomas, was taken by Samaritan helicopter to Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

Kroeckel was taken by ambulance to Paulding County Hospital and then Parkview.

A 15-year-old girl in one of the cars was taken to Defiance Regional Medical Center.

None of their conditions were available Monday.