Woman taken to MetroHealth Medical Center after SUV ends up in ravine in Montville Township

MONTVILLE TOWNSHIP, Ohio - A woman was seriously injured when her SUV went off Interstate 71 and down an embankment in Medina County.

The crash happened just after 5 p.m. Wednesday on the northbound lanes on I-71 in Montville Township.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said 42-year-old Tracie Layne, of Brunswick, swerved to avoid debris. Her Dodge Durango went off the road, hit a median cable and went down an embankment. Troopers said the car came to rest in a ravine.

Layne was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center by medical hospital.

The driver was not wearing a seatbelt. Drugs and alcohol were not factors in the crash, according to the patrol.

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