Investigators identify crash victims in Darke County

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DARKE COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – A passenger involved in a two car crash in Darke County Tuesday morning was flown by CareFlight to the hospital.

The crash was at the intersection of Arcanum Bears Mill Road and SR 571.

Investigators say a car driven by Michael Custer, 67,of Arcanum, failed to stop at the intersection and was struck by a car driven by Timothy Cox, 23, of Greenville.

Custer was taken to Wayne Hospital.  Cox refused treatment.  A passenger in Custer’s car, a 91-year-old woman, is listed in serious condition at Miami Valley Hospital. 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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