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      Man hits pole after 2 car crash off State Route 53

      2 car crash leaves one hospitalized after a car struck a pole Monday evening.

      A two car accident on State Route 53 sent one man to St. Vincent's Hospital Monday evening.

      The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that happened on State Route 53 and County Road 38 around 8 p.m. Authorities said Terry Westerman, 34, of Tiffin lost control of his 2007 Chevy Uplander and struck a driver, Jeffrey Wise, 52, of Tiffin traveling northbound on State Route 53.

      Wise's vehicle veered off the roadway and struck a utility pole according to police. Wise was sent to St. Vincent's Hospital. Police have not confirmed his condition.

      Police suspect alcohol played a role in the crash.