(7-26-22) On 07/25/2022 at approximately 4:41 p.m. Darke County deputies, along with Ansonia Fire and Ansonia Rescue were dispatched to the intersection of State Route 47 and State Route 49, in reference to a two-vehicle injury crash.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2002 Ford F-150, driven by Robert Cooper (27) of Greenville was southbound on State Route 49 and approached the intersection of State Route 49 and State Route 47. Cooper failed to yield the right of way at a stop sign and entered the path of a 2010 Peterbilt Semi, driven by Wyatt King (23) of Greenville, which was traveling eastbound on State Route 47. Both vehicles traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a Darke Rural Electric Pole. Cooper was ejected from his vehicle and was treated by Ansonia Rescue, then transported to Miami Valley Hospital by Careflight. King was treated by Ansonia Rescue at the scene.

Darke County Accident Reconstruction Team was dispatched to the scene. Cooper’s condition is unknown at this time. This accident remains under investigation.