Man sentenced to prison for Xenia crash that injured teenager

A 20-year-old Dayton man was sentenced to four years in prison after a crash in Xenia that severely injured an 18-year-old woman in December 2019.

Terry Woods III pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular assault, a fourth-degree felony, and failing to comply with the order or signal of a police officer, a third-degree felony.

In December 2019, troopers clocked a car driven by Woods at 77 mph on U.S. 35 in Greene County around 2 a.m., the Ohio State Highway Patrol said at the time. The trooper attempted to catch up to Woods’ car, but Woods sped up to 122 mph, which led to the trooper pulling off the attempted traffic stop.

Troopers later found the car in a crash and Woods’s passenger, Hope Toennisson, 18, thrown from the car.

Woods’s license is also suspended for 10 years and he must pay court costs.

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