Trooper Recuperating After Cruiser Rear-Ended During Traffic Stop

PLAIN TWP., Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – A trooper with the Canton post of the State Highway Patrol had to be treated at the hospital after his cruiser was rear-ended during a traffic stop in Plain Township early Sunday morning.

The crash happened on Route 62 near the intersection with St Elmo Avenue NE.

51-year-old Donald Leech of Canton is charged with ‘failure to maintain assured clear distance’.