(6-30-22) On June 29, 2022 at approximately 7:15 PM Darke County Deputies along with Arcanum Rescue, Arcanum Fire, and Careflight were dispatched to the intersection of Arcanum Ithaca Road and Grubbs Rex Road in reference to an accident involving a motorcycle striking a car.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Gray 2015 Honda Civic driven by James Warner (30) of West Milton, was traveling west on Grubbs Rex Road at the intersection of Arcanum Ithaca. Mr. Warner failed to yield the right of way from a stop sign, traveling into the path of a red 1995 Harley Davidson Softail driven by Graham Guttadore (32) of Arcanum that was traveling south on Arcanum Ithaca Road. The two vehicles struck in the intersection. Mr. Guttadore and his passenger Lauren Mowen (33) of Eaton, were ejected from the Motorcycle.

Guttadore and Mowen were treated at the scene by Arcanum Rescue and transported to Miami Valley by Careflight. Warner and a juvenile passenger were treated by Arcanum Rescue and released at the scene. Guttadore and Mowen did not have helmets on at the time of the accident.

The Darke County Sheriff’s Office Accident reconstruction team responded to the scene and assisted with the investigation.

This accident remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff’s Office

The Darke County Sheriff’s Office Accident reconstruction team responded to the scene and assisted with the investigation.

This accident remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff’s Office