(7-27-18) Shortly after midnight Brittney Shankle (28) of Canton lost her life in a head-on collision involving her car and a semitrailer on US 33 east of Center Street in Wapakoneta, in Auglaize County.

Shankle’s car, who was eastbound on 33,¬† when she went left of center hitting a semi-truck that was being driven by Brian Renshaw (42) of Litchfield, Michigan. Both vehicles received heavy front end damage after collision. Shankle was pronounced dead at the scene, while Renshaw was treated at the scene by the St. John’s EMS for minor injuries.

Shankle was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident, but Renshaw was.