Crash injures Piketon man


A Piketon man and his two children escaped serious injury when their vehicle drove off the road on Germany Road.

Kyle Newman, the driver, was transported to Adena Pike Medical Center by Pike County EMS. He was treated for minor injuries and his two sons were not injured.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the crash occurred on Germany Road, near Millstone Road, at 12:37 p.m. on Monday.

A 2015 Kia Rio driven by Newman, was southbound on Germany Road near Millstone Road, when he drove off the right side of the road into the snow. Troopers said Newman over corrected his vehicle and slid off the left side of the road striking a tree.

The crash remains under investigation, police said.

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