(10-24-20) On October 24, 2020 at 2:35p.m. Darke County Sheriff’s Deputies, Osgood Rescue, and Osgood Fire Department responded to the area of Darke-Mercer County Line and State Route 364 on a single vehicle injury crash.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2000 Honda Valkyrie motorcycle driven by, Carl Hess (61), of Maria Stein, was traveling South on State Route 364.

Hess failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway due to speed, and lost control of the motorcycle. Hess was treated on scene and transported to Wayne Hospital by Osgood Rescue, for non-life threatening injuries.

This accident remains under investigation.