Victims in Shelby Co. crash identified

Fatal crash at Route 47 and Miller Road in Shelby County. (Photo/Michael Seffrin, Sidney Daily News)
Fatal crash at Route 47 and Miller Road in Shelby County. (Photo/Michael Seffrin, Sidney Daily News)

CYNTHIAN TWP., Ohio (WDTN) – The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash.

It happened just before 11:00 a.m. at Route 47 and Miller Road in Darke County.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office says Leroy Marchal, 72, of Russia, entered the intersection and was hit by an SUV driven by Ella Benning, 76, of Versailles.  Benning’s SUV veered off the road and overturned.  She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Marchal was taken to Wilson Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Both drivers were wearing their seat belts.  The investigation continues.

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