Area man injured in rural accident

ARLINGTON — A rural Arlington man was hurt in a single-vehicle crash on Van Buren Township 30 at 7:55 a.m. Saturday, authorities reported.
Nelson Bontrager, 20, was transported to Blanchard Valley Hospital.
According to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, Bontrager lost control of his Ford Ranger on the icy roadway and struck a power pole.
Bontrager was cited for operating a vehicle without reasonable control, the sheriff’s office said.
Appleseed Emergency Medical Service and Miller Rigging responded to the scene.


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