Careflight called to scene of crash in Preble County

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LEWISBURG, Ohio (WDTN) — A woman was taken by Careflight to a hospital after a crash In Preble County.

The Preble County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened Swamp Creek Road near Verona Road just before 6 a.m. Thursday.

Deputies say a 56-year-old woman delivering newspapers lost control of her vehicle and hit a telephone pole and a tree.

The woman suffered reported critical injuries. She was taken a short distance to Lewisburg Methodist Church, before Careflight transported her to a hospital.

Crews shut down telephone lines in the area due to damage to the pole.

The Warnke Bridge was closed in both directions due to the crash.

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