Troy woman dies after motorcycle crash in Darke County; Sheriff’s office investigating

DARKE COUNTY — One woman died after a single motorcycle crash in Darke County late Saturday night.

Crews responded to the crash on the 6500 block of US Route 36 East around 11:50 p.m., according to a press release from the Darke County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies’ investigation showed William Moore, 31, of Fletcher, was driving west on US 36 when he and his passenger, Mackenzie Smith, 23, of Troy, traveled off the roadway into a ditch.

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When the two traveled into the ditch, they hit a concrete culvert and were thrown from the motorcycle, according to a press release.

Smith succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Moore was taken to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight, where he is listed in stable condition.

Both riders were not wearing helmets at the time of the crash.

This accident remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff’s Office.

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