(12-29-17) This morning at around 11:21 AM, Darke County Deputies along with Greenville Township Fire and Rescue responded to the 8400 block of State Route 49 on a report of a one vehicle injury crash into a utility pole.
Okay Marie Newbauer 19, of Union City, IN. was driving northbound on State Route 49 in her Red 2000 Chevy Cavalier and may have fallen asleep driving off the right side of the roadway into the ditch and colliding and sheering off a utility pole with the passenger side of her vehicle. Newbauer was transported to Wayne Health Care and later transported to Miami Valley Hospital for her injuries. Newbauer was wearing her seat belt.
This accident remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff’s Office.