(2-19-21) On February 19, 2021 at approximately 1130 am, the Darke County Sheriff’s Office received 911 calls reporting a man down inside a tanker trailer at 9159 State Route 118, south of the Village of Ansonia.

Ansonia Fire, Ansonia Rescue, City of Greenville Fire, Versailles Fire and Darke County Deputies were dispatched to the scene.

Emergency responders discovered an adult male inside the tank unconscious and unresponsive. The victim, identified as Saul Hernandez (51) of Union City, Indiana was extricated by fire personnel from the tank and declared dead at the scene by EMS.

Darke County Sheriff’s Detectives, Darke County Coroner’s Office and OSHA are conducting the investigation.Cause of death is undetermined at this time.