(7-22-20) On July 22, 2020 at approximately 2:02 p.m. Darke County Sheriff’s Deputies along with Union City Ohio Police Department, Union City Ohio Rescue and Union City Ohio Fire Department responded to the 300 block of State Route 571 to a fatal crash.


Preliminary investigation revealed that a Red 2007 Toyota Corolla driven by, Rodney Weaver (50)  of Union City, Indiana was traveling westbound State Route 571.  Weaver’s vehicle collided with a 2014 White Dodge Ram 2500 van driven by, Zachary VanVickle (35) of Greenville.

VanVickle was transported to Wayne Healthcare by Union City Ohio Rescue. Weaver was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

The Darke County Coroner’s Office was called to the scene to investigate the death as well as the Darke County Sheriff’s Office Accident Reconstruction Team.