(11-2-22) On November 1, 2022 at approximately 4:49 p.m. Darke County deputies, along with Gettysburg Fire and Rescue, were dispatched to SR121 and Oliver Rd. in reference to a single vehicle accident, involving a motorcycle.

Preliminary investigation revealed that Lee Everhart (54) of Palestine was operating a 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle northbound on SR121 at Oliver Rd. Everhart failed to negotiate a curve and lost control of his motorcycle. Everhart traveled off the north side of SR121 and was ejected from the motorcycle. Everhart was treated by Gettysburg Rescue and was transported to Miami Valley Hospital by Careflight. Everhart was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. Everhart is listed in stable condition at this time.

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