Woman airlifted in Friday accident


DARKE COUNTY —A Greenville women was airlifted Friday after a serious accident.

On October 13 at approximately 7:55 p.m. Darke County Deputies along with Ansonia Fire, Ansonia Rescue and CareFlight were dispatched to the 2500 block of Beamsville-Union City Road in reference to the accident.

The preliminary investigation revealed a black 2011 Jeep Wrangler driven by Kyle D. Gower, 29, Union City, Ohio was eastbound on Beamsville-Union City Road. Gower attempted to pull into a private drive when he struck a westbound blue 2006 Saturn Ion driven by Suzanne S. Simon, 24, of Greenville. Both vehicle’s traveled off the roadway coming to rest in the ditch.

Gower was treated and released from the scene by Ansonia Rescue. Simon was transported to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight where she is listed in critical condition. Simon’s 3-year-old son who was restrained in a child safety seat was transported by Ansonia Rescue to Wayne Healthcare for an evaluation.

Kyle D. Gower was issued a citation for Failure to Yield when turning left.

Staff report

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