Darke County Sheriff Investigating Fatal Crash

City: Brown, Ohio
County: Darke, Ohio
Date of Accident: April 19, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2000 Ford Taurus

A car accident occurred on Friday Morning southbound on Sierra Lane in Brown, Darke, Ohio involving a 2000 Ford Taurus midsize car, which resulted in injuries for its 55 year old female driver, Theresa Kay Corn of Union City, In. and death for a 64 year old man, Daniel L. Fries of Englewood, Ohio. reports from the Darke County Sheriff’s Office are that the car was headed south on Sierra lane, when the driver allegedly lost control of her vehicle because of excessive speed. The car spun backwards and struck a curb on the left side of the roadway. It then overturned and rolled over a school zone sign and a sidewalk. It finally rested upside down in a yard at 1 Sierra Lane. They were transported by Union City EMS and Ansonia EMS to Wayne Hospital. The man was an occupant of the car that was towed by Sham’s.

Accidents, which involved a curb, amounted to 588 that resulted in injuries. Brown, Darke, Ohio, whose population in 2010 was 2,046; suffered a total of 1 fatal crash of 42 and 5 injury crashes that resulted in 10 injuries. Accidents that occurred and resulted in injuries when it was cloudy amounted to 19,791. Those, which occurred in a school zone, amounted to 40, which resulted in injuries. Crashes that were caused by drivers traveling at unsafe speed last year were 4, 778 that caused injuries. Accidents, in which the vehicles overturned/rolled over and caused injuries, amounted to 27 in the category of first harmful event in unit of error.

If you’ve been injured in a Brown, Harrison or Arcanum, Ohio, area accident, please call the Darke County, Ohio, car accident attorneys at Chester Law Group at 800-218-4243.