Florida man transported to hospital following town hill crash

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A Florida man was transported to Aultman Hospital by EMT ambulance following an accident Aug. 16 the closed “town hill” just east of Carrollton for several hours.

According to a crash report filed by Carroll County Sheriff Dept. personnel, the department received a call at 3:08 a.m. of the crash.

Antawan Glover of Winter Haven, FL, was driving a semi-truck and trailer hauling a sand box northeast on SR 43 down a hill, nearing the intersection of SR 39. The truck went off the right side of the road and behind the guard rail where it struck a large boulder on the ground. The impact ripped the oil pan off the truck and the truck then overturned onto the driver’s side.

Glover told deputies he could not turn the steering wheel of the truck to negotiate the curve.

Both lanes of SR 43 were shut down for several hours and then traffic was limited to one lane for a period of time before the scene was cleared.

Glover was not cited.  

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