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Car slams into pole, teen injured

Sandusky Register Staff • Jan 14, 2014 at 11:20 AM

Nicholas Rhode, 16, was taken by ambulance to Firelands Regional Medical Center for treatment. His injuries did not appear lifethreatening, deputies said.

Rhode was driving a Honda Civic on Bogart Road when at about 9:25 p.m. he failed to negotiate a curve in the road. The car went off the road and slammed into a utility pole, sustaining heavy front-end damage.

The cause of the crash remains unknown. High speed does not appear to be a factor, and no other vehicles were involved, deputies said.

It’s unknown if Rhode was wearing a seat belt.

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