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Woman, 83, injured in wrong-way crash on I-75

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A wrong-way crash shut down a major highway Thursday morning. Troopers say a driver got on I-75 going northbound in the southbound lanes, causing a head-on crash.

Troopers say Sophie Pecuszok, 83, of Walbridge, got off the Turnpike and went the wrong way on I-75 near exit 198. Her vehicle crashed into a car driven by a 28-year-old Toledo man.

Pecuszok was trapped in her vehicle for a period of time after the crash. She was extricated and rushed to the hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The man in the car sustained only minor injuries.

No one was seriously hurt, but the crash slowed traffic for several hours as crews cleared the scene.

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