One dead as result of crash

R-H Staff

EATON — A 25-year-old man Darke County man died as a result of injuries sustained in a crash in the 3200 block of Eaton Gettysburg Road on Wednesday, Sept. 12.

Aaron Stobaugh of Castine died at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton on Thursday, Sept. 13, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol reports.

Stobaugh received what OSP reports called “serious injuries” when the vehicle he was driving crashed into a tree after sideswiping another vehicle on Wednesday evening, around 6:30 p.m. OSP troopers reported Stobaugh “apparently lost control on a curve, went left of center, sideswiped a minivan, continued off the road and slammed into a pine tree. The engine and steering wheel were separated from the car on impact.”

Stobaugh was taken to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight medical helicopter.

Ohio State Highway Patrol reports cited speed as a factor in the crash, which remained under investigation at press time.

R-H Staff