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Marshallville woman dies in two-vehicle crash July 1

DGKN staff report

CANAAN TWP.  A 74-year-old Marshallville woman died in a two-vehicle crash at 3:09 p.m. July 1 in Canaan Township, according to a news release from the Wooster post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Nancy Hastings, of Marshallville, was operating a 2016 GMC Terrain SUV eastbound on State Route 604, the news release states. She was wearing a seatbelt at the time of crash.

Scott W. Peto, age 53, of Lodi, Ohio, was operating a 2004 Ford F-350 pickup southbound on State Route 83. He was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of crash, the release states.

Initial investigation revealed the GMC Terrain was traveling east on State Route 604 and had failed to yield from the stop sign after initially stopping. The GMC pulled into the intersection and was struck on the driver’s side by the Ford F-350. The Ford F-350 was traveling south on State Route 83 at this time. After initial contact, both vehicles then traveled off the southeast portion of State Route 83 into an open field.

Hastings was pronounced deceased at the scene. She was extricated from the vehicle by the Wayne County Coroner’s Office, the release states. Peto was transported from the scene to Wooster Community Hospital by Canaan Township Fire and EMS with unknown juries.

The patrol was assisted on scene by the Wayne County Coroners Office, Canaan Township Fire/EMS, Wayne County Sheriffs Office and TNT Towing. The crash remains under investigation at this time.

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