(12-28-21) Monday morning, around 7:30 am, Mercer County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to State Route 716 near Fort Recovery-Minster Road.

Shane Hemmelgarn’s (23) Maria Stein vehicle was stopped in the roadway due to mechanical issues. Hemmelgarn attempted to warn other vehicles by waving off traffic since his hazards lights were not working. Alan Bergman (59) Maria Stein struck Hemmelgarn’s vehicle. Bergman’s vehicle was then struck from behind by Haley Norris (20) of Maria Stein.

Bergman was reported to have a serious injury, Norris had a minor injury.

This incident remains under investigation.