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Garbage truck driver cited after five-vehicle crash in Howland

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HOWLAND TOWNSHIP, Ohio - State troopers are investigating a five-vehicle accident involving a garbage truck Thursday.

Officials say that around 1:30 p.m. an Allied Waste garbage truck, driven by Adam Slater, 20, failed to stop at a red light at the intersection of State Route 82 and Howland-Wilson Road.

The truck struck one vehicle in the rear, triggering a chain reaction with three other vehicles.

Eight victims, including Slater, were transported to Trumbull Memorial Hospital and St. Joseph Hospital with minor injures.

Slater was issued a citation for failure to maintain an assured clear distance.

 

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