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Crash at Bogart, Ransom knocks out power

Sandusky Register Staff • Aug 27, 2014 at 3:27 PM

UPDATED 9:25 p.m.: About 17 customers are without power in the Bogart and Ransom area. Ohio Edison spokesman Gary Mortus said power should be restored by midnight.

UPDATED 8:40 p.m.: Bogart Road is closed from Normandy Court to the Lake Wilmer condominiums driveway. Motorists are asked to avoid the area.

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A one-car crash at Bogart and Ransom roads Friday night shut down traffic in that area until utility crews can clear the scene.

Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers said alcohol was likely a factor when a vehicle went off Bogart Road and struck a utility pole. The driver didn't suffer life-threatening injuries, but was still taken by ambulance to Firelands Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Ohio Edison crews were called to the scene because the collision knocked out power in the area.

County road crews are diverting traffic away from Bogart and Ransom roads. A detour route hasn't been determined yet, but motorists are asked to avoid that area for the time being.

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