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One person injured in a Two vehicle accident in Athens County, Ohio

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ATHENS COUNTY - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating an accident along SR 13 just after 11pm Saturday.

According to troopers a Ford Ranger driven by Robert Hooper was traveling southbound along SR 13 when he drove of the side of the road and struck a guardrail, and then sliding across the roadway and striking another guardrail causing the cab of the truck to become detached and striking a Ford Escort traveling northbound

Hooper was transported by Medflight to Ohio State University Hospital with unknown injuries. A passenger in the second vehicle was also transported to a local hospital as a precaution.

The cause of the accident is not yet known at this time, and charges are pending following the conclusion of the investigation.