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Darke County Sheriff’s Office
Multiple injury accident at Hwy 36 & Arcanum Bears Mill

Greenville - On November 11, 2012 at 11:54 a.m. Darke County Deputies along with Gettysburg Fire and Rescue were dispatch to US36 and Arcanum Bears Mill Rd. in reference to a two vehicle injury accident.  Due to the amount of injuries reported Greenville Township Rescue was also dispatched for mutual aid.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2008 Buick, driven by Donnie D. Baker (77) of Greenville, was northbound on Arcanum Bears Mill Rd. and had stopped at the intersection of US36.  Baker then pulled out into the intersection and was struck by 1978 Chevy Nova, driven by Jimmy W. Keen (40) of Union City, OH, which was heading eastbound on US36.

Donnie Baker and his passenger, Larry Baker, of Greenville, were trapped in their vehicle and were extricated by Gettysburg Fire and Rescue and Greenville Township Rescue.  Both Baker subjects were transported to Miami ValleyHospital by CareFlight. Jimmy Keen was treated by Gettysburg Rescue and was also transported to Miami Valley Hospitalby CareFlight.  Keen’s passenger, Jimmy Keen Jr. (15) of Union City, Ohio was treated and transported by Greenville Township Rescue to Wayne Hospital.

At this time the condition of all four subjects is unknown.

Charges are pending for failure to yield at a stop sign.  This accident remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff’s Office.

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