(10-24-20) On October 23rd, 2020 at approximately 10:49 PM Darke County Sheriff’s Deputies along with Versailles Rescue and Versailles Fire Department to the 8100 block of SR47 on a single vehicle accident.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 1999 Ford Ranger driven by, Ryan C. Smith (49), of Versailles, was traveling west on SR47. Smith traveled off the right side of the roadway and lost control. Thus causing him to travel back on to the roadway, across the center line and finally turning the vehicle onto its side in the ditch. Smith was treated at the scene by Versailles rescue and refused to be transported to a medical facility. Smith was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence and cited for failure to control the motor vehicle.

This accident remains under investigation.