(11-8-19) This morning at 6:19 a.m. Darke County Sheriff Deputies along with Union City Ohio Fire, Union City Ohio Rescue, Union City Indiana Fire Department and Union City Indiana Rescue were called to the scene of a two vehicle accident..
Preliminary information revealed that a 2009 Gray Chevrolet Malibu driven by Joel Colchado (28), of Union City, Ohio, was southbound on Ohio Indiana State Line Rd. Colchado’s vehicle entered the northbound lane striking a northbound 2001 Maroon Chrysler Town and Country driven by Maria Osornio (32), of Union City, Indiana.
Orsonio was taken by squad to an area hospital for injuries sustained in the accident. The passenger in Orsonio’s vehicle, Luis Orsonio (19) of Union City, Indiana refused treatment at the scene.
Colchado who was wearing his seat-belt, but was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Darke County Sheriff Accident Reconstruction team was called to the scene as well as Darke County Coroner’s Office at that time.
This accident is the ninth fatal accident in Darke County this year.