Family injured at overpass accident


Staff report



GREENVILLE — A family was treated for minor injuries after an accident Saturday near an overpass.

On September 24 at approximately 8:35 p.m., Darke County Deputies along with Greenville Township Fire and Rescue responded to the State Route 49 overpass at U.S. Route 127 for the two-vehicle, injury accident.

The preliminary investigation revealed Randy Pickrell 47, of Englewood, Ohio along with his wife Jennifer, age 46, and their 13-year-old son were stopped at the on ramp from Route 127 to Route 49 in their white 2014 Ford Fiesta. Pickrell proceeded onto State Route 49 to travel southbound and was struck by a northbound black 2004 GMC Sierra pick up truck driven by Galen Flora, age 26, and 4-year-old son of Greenville, Ohio.

Pickrell and his passengers were transported to Wayne HealthCare for minor injuries, and the Floras were treated and released at the scene.

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

Staff report