County Sheriff’s Office
injury accident at 127 and Kruckeburg
On June 12, 2012 at approximately 10:12 AM Darke County Deputies,
Greenville Township Rescue and Fire, Arcanum Rescue and Careflight were
dispatched to the intersection of US Rpute 127 and Kruckeburg Road in
reference to a two vehicle injury accident.
Preliminary investigation revealed a 2012 Freightliner box truck,
driven by Dylan W. Laird, 23 from Kettering, Ohio was north bound on US
Route 127 at Kruckeburg Road. A second vehicle driven by Susan J.
North, 56 from Greenville, Ohio was east bound at the intersection of
Kruckeburg Road. at US Route 127 when she pulled into the path of the
north bound box truck.
Susan North was transported to Miami Valley Hospital by Careflight
where she is listed in critical condition.
Laird and his passenger, David Howerton, age 26, were transported by
ambulance to Wayne HealthCare. Laird was later transferred to Miami
Valley Hospital by ground.
Accident remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff’s
Office Traffic Crash Reconstruction Team.