Passenger in Darke County crash dies

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ARCANUM, Ohio (WDTN) – A victim injured in a car crash in Darke County Tuesday died.

Sheriff’s deputies say Olive Custer, 91, of Arcanum, died Thursday morning at Miami Valley Hospital.

Investigators say she was the passenger in the car driven by Michael Custer, 67. They say Custer failed to yield for a stop sign and drove into the path of an oncoming car at Arcanum Bears Mill Road and State Route 571.

The younger Custer and the driver from the other car, Timothy Cox, 23, were treated for minor injuries.

The crash was the third fatal crash this year in Darke County.

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