(8-21-21) On August 21, 2021 at approximately 3:46 p.m. Darke County Deputies along with Gettysburg Fire and Rescue and CareFlight responded to U.S. Route 36 and Main Street in New Harrison for an injury motorcycle crash.

Preliminary investigation revealed this crash actually occurred in the 7700 block of New Harrison-Bradford Road approximately 1/2 mile north of the original dispatch. Further investigation revealed Shawn Detrick (47) of Troy, was operating a black 2013 Harley-Davidson Street Glide with his wife Peggy Detrick (51) of Troy, as the passenger, westbound on New Harrison-Bradford Road when he lost control while negotiating a curve and slid off the right side of the roadway striking the side ditch.

Mrs. Detrick was taken to Miami Valley Hospital aboard CareFlight for her injuries while Mr. Detrick refused treatment.