Mercer Co. woman killed in crash


CELINA, Ohio (WDTN) – A Celina woman was killed in an accident in Mercer County Tuesday morning.

Heather McCormick, 40, of 7495 Staeger Rd. struck a hydraulic crane that had just pulled onto SR 29 from Harris Road, said Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey.

Grey said McCormick’s car hit the rear of the crane. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crane was being driven by Bryan Hirschfeld, 62, of 8259 Mercer-Auglaize County Rd.

Grey said the accident remains under investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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