One dead in Shelby County 2-vehicle crash


TURTLE CREEK TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) — One person is dead following a two-vehicle accident in Turtle Creek Township.

It happened just before 11 p.m. on Wednesday night in the 9000 block of State Route 47.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office says a Chevy S10 pickup truck was driving west on SR-47 when it ran off the right side of the road.

The driver brought the S10 back onto the road, before sliding sideways into the eastbound lane. A Chevy Colorado driving east hit the S10.

The driver of the S10 was ejected from the truck. The Shelby County Coroner pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

The driver of the Chevy Colorado was treated at the scene by Fort Loramie Fire Rescue and later transported to Wilson Memorial Hospital by private vehicle with undisclosed injuries.

The name of the victim is not being released yet, while the family is notified.

The crash 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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