Highway Patrol

— Stephen Dorceus, 31, Lake Park, Fla., was cited with operating without reasonable control after he was eastbound on U.S. Route 30 in Hanover Township in a Freightliner semi truck, decided to make a U-turn and drove off the north side of the road before getting stuck at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday.

— Deputy Willie L. Coleman was southbound in a sheriff’s office cruiser on state Route 9 at 11 a.m. Wednesday while Thomas L. Stevens, 74, Salineville Road, Salineville, was northbound driving a farm trailer, which was hauling a conveyor belt and rollers. The load cover mat came off the trailer and struck the patrol car causing minor damage to the car. No injuries were reported and no citations were issued.

— A teenager reportedly had minor injuries after a one-vehicle crash at 4:14 p.m. Feb. 10. Angelique N. Johnson, 16, Mechanicstown, was northbound on state Route 9 in Hanover Township when she went off the right side of the road, striking a ditch and a tree, before rolling over and striking a utility pole and another tree. Johnson told troopers she swerved to miss a deer. She was transported by Hanover Fire Department to Salem Regional Medical Center where she was then forwarded to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Youngstown due to a spinal injury. She was cited with reasonable control.

— An unknown driver was southeast bound on U.S. 30 in Center Township between 11 p.m. Friday and 5 a.m. Saturday when the Chevy Uplander went off the east side of the road and got stuck in the yard at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center. The driver fled. The vehicle was towed, and it is owned by Kathryn E. Davis, Oakmont Avenue, East Liverpool.

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