Single vehicle accident results in rollover

KEIFERVILLE — A 7:11 a.m. roll-over accident sent a Bryan resident to the hospital Tuesday, according to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office.

William R. Ruffer, 88, was southbound on state Route 15 when he crossed the N&S railroad tracks. He went off the right side of the roadway, hitting a log, which caused the vehicle to roll onto its top.

Ruffer was transported to Mercy Hospital in Defiance by Putnam County Emergency Medical Squad. The hospital refused to release the condition of Ruffer.

Assisting at the scene were Miller City Fire Department, Continental Fire Department, Kalida Heavy Rescue and the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office.

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