(9-3-19) On September 3, 2019 at approximately 6:05 AM Darke County Sheriff Deputies along with Ansonia Rescue, North Star Fire, Ohio State Highway Patrol Motor Carrier Enforcement, and Darke County Hazmat Team, were dispatched to the 12000 block of Greenville St. Mary’s Road in reference to a one vehicle minor injury accident.
Preliminary investigation revealed a white 2017 Freightliner semi tractor trailer, driven by, Brian Shiverdecker, 41, of Lewisburg, was traveling South on Greenville St. Mary’s Road, near Wabash York Road. Shiverdecker failed to negotiate a curve, causing the vehicle to go off the right side of the road, and strike a traffic sign, utility pole, and coming to rest in a creek. A cargo oil leak into the creek was contained by Darke County Hazmat Team. Shiverdecker was treated for minor injuries and released at the scene.
This accident remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff’s Office