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Semi-truck hits car in Smith Twp, one hospitalized

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SMITH TOWNSHIP, Mahoning Co., Ohio -

One minor was seriously injured in a crash at the intersection of Courtney Road and 12th Street Thursday night. 

A Jeep Cherokee, driven by the young adult, failed to yield a stop sign on Courtney Road and was hit by a Freightliner traveling north on 12th Street. 

Upon impact, both vehicles traveled off of the roadway, hit the ditch and came to rest in a field. 

The adolescent was transported to St. Elizabeth's hospital in Youngstown via helicopter. 

The truck driver, 21-year-old Peter Vanderhoof of Saegertown, was treated on the scene by Smith Township EMS. 

The condition of the minor is currently unknown. 

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