Bystanders help pull USPS driver out of vehicle after fiery crash in Darke County

DARKE COUNTY — Bystanders were credited with helping the driver of a United States Post Office vehicle after it crashed into a pole on northern Darke County Wednesday.

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The crash was reported on Darke Shelby County Line Road south of state Route 705 around noon Wednesday.

Firefighters said the USPS vehicle went off the right side of the road, crashed into a utility pole and caught fire. The driver, who was only identified by firefighters as a woman, was pulled from the crash by bystanders and is “doing good at this time,” Osgood Fire Chief Frank Miller said.

Additional details about the crash were not immediately available.

We’ll continue to update this story as we learn more.