Highway Patrol/Lisbon Post
Caden Jess Alan Clark, 16, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, was westbound on 10th Street Extension in Yellow Creek Township at 1:48 a.m. Tuesday, when he drove off the left side of the roadway and struck a utility pole. Clark, who was uninjured, was cited with failure to control.
Mary Elizabeth Northrup, 32, Springfield Road, Columbiana, was northbound on state Route 558 in Salem Township at midnight on June 3, when she drove off the left side of the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned. Northrup was transported to Salem hospital by Leetonia Fire and EMS with possible injuries. She was cited with failure to control and the report indicated both alcohol and drug use was suspected.
Tiyler Philipe Tataseo, 18, Laural Lane, East Liverpool, was southbound on Seigler Road in Wayne Township at 2:08 p.m. Friday when he drove off the right side of the road, struck an embankment and overturned. There were no injuries. Tataseo was cited with failure to control.
Gary D. Copestick, 65, 14th Street, Wellsville, was driving a van owned by the Columbiana County Community Action Agency westbound on U.S. Route 62, while Barbara L. Crowe, 54, U.S. Route 62, Salem, was approaching him eastbound at 9:55 a.m. Friday. Copestick was making a left turn into a private driveway when he was struck by Crowe. Copestick, who was uninjured, was cited with failure to yield while turning left. Crowe and her passenger, Andrew Keel, 30, Salem-Alliance Road, Salem, were both transported to Salem Regional Medical Center by ambulances for minor injuries.
Jeffrey V. Hall, 36, Mahoning Avenue, Alliance, was southbound on Mahoning Avenue in Knox Township at 7:52 p.m. Friday when the front left wheel of his vehicle became unattached and struck a vehicle Toni J. Dudley, Mahoning Avenue, Alliance, and parked in a driveway.
Morgan Rae Little, 20, West Woodland Avenue, Columbiana, was eastbound on Metz Road in Unity Township at 11:10 a.m. Tuesday while Roberta J. Gillam, 80, Macklin Road, New Waterford, was northbound on Macklin Road. Gillam failed to yield to Little at the stop sign and was struck on the left side while attempting to cross the intersection. Gillam was uninjured and cited with failure to yield. Little went to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital to be checked for possible injuries.
Andrew R. Shuster, 42, Wooster, was driving a vehicle owned by the Akron Barberton Cluster Railway in Brewster, Ohio, when he struck and killed a deer which was crossing U.S. Route 30 at 7:20 a.m. Wednesday in Madison Township. Shuster was uninjured.
William Robert Swagger, 23, New Castle, Pa., was attempting to elude law enforcement at 1:51 p.m. May 27, near state Route 170 in Unity Township, when he cut through a field on a 2006 Yamaha motorcycle and crashed into an electric fence for a buffalo pasture owned by Mark Beight. Swagger had minor injuries, but was not transported for medical treatment. He was charged with OVI, fleeing and eluding, operating an off road vehicle on a state highway, speeding, no motorcycle endorsement and failure to display a registration.
Mark E. Meeks, 49, Franklin Avenue, Salem, and Marcus William Calhoun II, 18, Hammond School Road, Wellsville, were both eastbound on U.S. Route 30 in St. Clair Township, at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday. Calhoun was reportedly trying to swat a bee out of his vehicle when he swerved into the left lane and struck the side of Meeks’ vehicle. No injuries were reported and Calhoun was cited with failure to maintain marked lanes.
A blue Dodge Neon owned by Roslyn Ann Galegos, Dover, was westbound on state Route 172 in West Township at 5:20 p.m. June 2, when it went off the south side of the road, off an embankment and into a field. The driver left the vehicle on foot. A local farmer told the investigating trooper the driver works for him, but he was unsure of his name. The driver was reportedly highly intoxicated. Troopers went to the address given by the farmer, but did not find the driver there. The Minerva Fire Department contacted Hazmat due to a substance found spilled in and around the vehicle at the crash scene. It was determined to be acid used on dairy farms and not dangerous.
Dominique D. Powell, 41, Shrontz Drive, Wellsville, was driving northwest on state Route 39 in Yellow Creek Township at 1:50 p.m. March 10, went off the right side of the road, struck an embankment and overturned. Powell reportedly admitted to taking one Ativan pill before the crash. Test results recently obtained showed Powell had dextro/levo methorphan, cocaine metabolite and lorazepam in her system at the time of the crash. Both Powell and her 12-year-old daughter were injured in the crash with the daughter telling investigators her mother told her she was having trouble keeping her eyes open prior to the crash and seemed to have passed out when they went off the road.