Jun 16, 2017

Police continuing to investigate injury accident from this week

By Kevin Sandler

The Mercer County Sheriff's office is continuing to investigate an injury accident that occured Wednesday night just after 10 pm. According to the report, 80 year old Robert Schaefer of Fort Recovery was traveling north on State Route 49 just south of Schroeder Road. Schaefer slowed down to make a turn into a private drive. Directly behind Schaefer was 23 year old Douglas Lennartz of Fort Recovery. Lennartz failed to slow down in time and rear ended Schaefer. Both men were injured and taken to Mercer Health by Squad with incapacitating injuries. The accident remains under investigation.

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