Driver seriously hurt after hitting FedEx truck head-on in Trumbull County

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He was taken to the hospital by helicopter with life-threatening injuries

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JOHNSTON TWP., Ohio (WKBN) – A Kinsman man was seriously hurt in a crash involving a FedEx truck in Trumbull County Friday afternoon.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said it happened around 4 p.m. on State Route 193 in Johnston Township.

Troopers said 41-year-old Joseph Dudley, Jr., of Kinsman — who was driving a 2004 Chevy Silverado — went left of center and hit the FedEx truck head-on.

Dudley was taken to the hospital by helicopter with life-threatening injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt, troopers said.

The driver of the FedEx truck was also hurt, but not seriously.

State Route 193 was closed for a while but has since reopened.

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