(10-10-20) Mercer County Sheriff, Jeff Grey reports that his office is investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred on October the 9th, 2020. Grey advised that his office received a 911 call at 11:55 PM advising of a crash that occurred on the Indiana – Ohio State Line Road just north of Fox Road in Gibson Township.
Grey advised that the investigation found that Jake D Muhlenkamp (15) 4516 N 700 E Portland, Indiana was operating a 2020 Polaris 570 4 Wheeler. Muhlenkamp was northbound on State Line Road and for an unknown reason drove off of the right side of the roadway and struck a utility pole. Muhlenkamp was ejected from the 4 wheeler. Muhlenkamp was pronounced deceased by medical personnel at the scene.
Assisting the Sheriff’s Office at the scene were members of the Fort Recovery Fire Department, St.Henry EMS and the Fort Recovery Police Department