December 22, 2014

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Minor injuries reported in crash between car, semi

STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

One man received minor injuries when police said he drove his car through a stop sign, which was then struck by a tractor-trailer Thursday afternoon in Grafton Township.

About 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Justin Rivera, 19, of Elyria, was traveling north in a Chevy Cavalier on Cowley Road when he failed to stop at the intersection of Cowley Road and state Route 303.

He was hit by a tractor-trailer going west on Route 303 driven by Tom Stegman of Monroeville, according to Ohio Highway Patrol trooper Justin Lister.

Rivera was treated for minor injuries and neither man was sent to the hospital.