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Two Oak Harbor children seriously injured in wreck

Sandusky Register Staff • Jan 28, 2013 at 6:10 PM

According to Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers investigating the wreck, Robert Mahan, 39, of Mansfield, was driving a 2003 Chevy Trailblazer west on U.S. 20 at 2:25 p.m. Sunday. At the same time Harry Shaw, 70, of Norwalk, was traveling north on Halfway Road in a 2002 Chevy Impala.

Shaw stopped at the stop sign at the intersection with U.S. 20, troopers said, but then continued traveling north across U.S. 20, striking the Trailblazer in the driver's side.

The Trailblazer went off the north side of the road, striking a utility pole. The vehicle then spun around and came to a rest facing south. The Impala spun around and came to a rest in the southbound lane of Halfway Road.

Mahan was wearing a seat belt and was not injured. Front seat passenger Misty Olar, 37, of Mansfield, was wearing a seat belt and suffered minor injuries. Gage Mahan, 12, of Oak Harbor was sitting in the rear right-side seat with a seat belt on and he was not injured.

Sierra Mahan, 10, of Oak Harbor, was not wearing a seat belt in the middle seat and was thrown from the vehicle. She suffered serious injures and was transported to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo. Tryston Mahan, 4, also of Oak Harbor, was sitting in a booster seat in the rear left side of the Trailblazer. He suffered serious injuries and was also taken to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center. 

Shaw was wearing a seat belt and was not injured in the crash. His passenger, Maryanna Shaw, 76, of Norwalk, suffered minor injuries and was taken by North Central EMS to Fisher Titus Medical Center in Norwalk. She was wearing a seat belt. 

Drugs and alcohol are not considered to be a factor. Troopers are still investigating the crash.

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