HURON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WKBN) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a man was driving under the influence of alcohol when he hit a trooper who was parked in an emergency turnaround.
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Jacob Deyon, 36, was driving west on Route 2 about 4:30 p.m. Sunday when he lost control of the Honda Civic he was driving, crossed the median and hit a trooper who was parked in an emergency turnaround.
Trooper Dan Battistone of the Sandusky Post suffered minor injuries and was treated at Firelands Hospital.
Deyon was treated for minor injuries at the scene. A male teen passenger in Deyon’s vehicle was not injured.
Deyon was arrested for failure to control, OVI and child endangerment. A breath test revealed Deyon’s blood-alcohol content was two times the legal limit, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.