(July 27, 2020) Yesterday at approximately 5:36 P.M. Darke County Deputies along with Greenville Township Fire and Rescue were dispatched to State Route 49 and US 127 in reference to an accident with injury.
Preliminary investigation revealed a 1999 Chevrolet S-10 driven by John Dickens (62) of Laura was stopped in traffic to make a turn when he was struck in the rear by a 1999 Ford Ranger driven by a juvenile.  Dickens passenger, Gail Dickens (61)  of Laura was trapped inside the vehicle and was freed by mechanical means by Greenville Township Fire and Rescue.

Mr. Dickens and Ms. Dickens were treated at the scene and transported to Wayne Health Care by Greenville Township Rescue. The juvenile driver was treated and released at the scene.
This accident remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff’s Office