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Ohioan badly hurt in crash into trees

A Cecil, Ohio, man was critically hurt early Friday in a one-vehicle crash near Sherwood, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said.

Jason Edds, 34, initially was taken to Defiance Regional Medical Center and then was flown to the University of Toledo Medical Center, the highway patrol said.

Police said Edds was driving south on Platter Creek Road, south of Jericho Road, about 12:05 a.m. when the vehicle traveled off the left side of the road and struck several trees. He was removed from the vehicle using Jaws of Life.