Alcohol is the suspected cause of a crash that injured eight people — three seriously — Sunday afternoon in Chardon, Ohio State Highway Patrol Sgt. Chad Bass reported. Five members of the Herman family, of Clinton, suffered minor injuries when Heather Cox, 27, of Warren, failed to stop her Pontiac Grand Am at Chardon-Windsor and Kyle roads and was struck by another vehicle. The Ford Excursion sport utility vehicle was being driven by John Herman, 37. Herman and his family, including Tamara Herman, 35, Joseph Herman, 12, John Herman III, 8, and Joshua Herman, 6, were taken to UHGeauga Medical Center for treatment of injuries. All were wearing their seat belts, Bass reported. Cox and passengers Jeremiah Hostetler, 30, of Warren, and Travis Warren, 24, of Niles, were injured seriously and flown to area hospitals for treatment, Bass reported. Cox, Hostetler and Warren were not wearing seat belts, reports show. The crash remains under investigation, reports show.
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