Jan 11, 2019

Child struck by a vehicle on State Route 219 Thursday afternoon

By Kevin Sandler

A child was struck by a vehicle Thursday afternoon just after 3 pm in the 5400 block of State Route 219. According to Mercer County Chief Deputy Gery Thobe, the child, 4 year old Easton Aller of Celina, ran in front of a pick up truck driven by 37 year old Jeffrey Reinhart of Coldwater. According to the police, the child's Grandfather was getting the mail and the child ran out onto the road. Reinhart did not have time to stop. The child was originally taken to Mercer County Community Hospital before being taken by air to Dayton Children's Hospital, where he is listed in fair condition.Thobe added the driver was not distracted nor under the influence. 

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