(9-2-19) On September 1, 2019 at 7:39 p.m. the Darke County Sheriff Deputies along with Tri Village Rescue, Greenville Township Rescue, New Madison Fire Department and MedFlight responded to the 3900 block of US Route 127, south of Greenville, on a single motorcycle injury accident.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2003 Yellow Suzuki motorcycle driven by Hunter Smith (24), of Greenville, was northbound US Route 127 and failed to maintain reasonable control of the motorcycle. Smith’s vehicle traveled off the roadway and ejected her and her passenger, Cody Schaar (28), of Greenville. Smith was treated at the scene by Tri Village Rescue and transferred to MedFLight where she was taken to Miami Valley Hospital. Schaar was treated by Greenville Township Rescue and taken to Wayne Hospital where he was later flown by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital. The driver, Smith, was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, Schaar, was not wearing a helmet. The conditions of both the driver and passenger are unknown at this time.
This case remains under investigation.