Medical episode blamed in crash

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An 87-year-old woman was hospitalized after a medical episode led to a motor vehicle crash on Muck Road Wednesday afternoon, according to law enforcement officials.

Sheriff’s deputies said Theresa Edelman, of Rome, was westbound on Muck Road shortly after 4 p.m. when she experienced a medical episode behind the wheel. Deputies said Edelman lost control of her vehicle and it struck several mail boxes before crashing into a utility pole. Edelman suffered minor injuries and was treated at Rome Memorial Hospital.

No tickets were issued, the deputies added.

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