Jun 14, 2017

Vandalia woman dies in Darke County accident

Information submitted:
On June 14, 2017 at 2:59 p.m. Darke County Sheriff Deputies along with Pitsburg Fire Department, Arcanum Rescue, Darke County Coroners Office and Darke County Accident Reconstruction Team responded to State Route 49 in the area of Miller Brumbaugh Road on a fatal accident.
Preliminary investigation shows that a northbound 1999 Red Dodge Caravan driven by Eric J. Hess (46), of Greenville, entered into the southbound lane of State Route 49.  The vehicle Mr. Hess was driving struck a 2004 White Buick LeSabre that was traveling southbound, driven by Marjorie Biddlestone (84), of Vandalia.  Marjorie Biddlestone was pronounced deceased on the scene. 
This accident remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff's Office and Darke County Coroner's Office.


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