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17-year-old Bryan girl seriously injured after car goes off road, hits pole

The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. on Saturday in Defiance County
Credit: WNEP

DEFIANCE COUNTY, Ohio — A 17-year-old girl was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after a crash in Defiance County on Saturday afternoon.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says Taylor Birkhimer was driving north on State Rt. 2 near Blosser Road in Farmer Township when she went off the side of the road, overcorrected, went off the other side of the road, and and struck a pole.

The accident happened around 3:30 p.m.

Birkhimer was taken to the hospital in Hicksville, OH before being taken by an air ambulance to a hospital in Fort Wayne, IN.

Police say Birkhimer was wearing a seatbelt.

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