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One in hospital after crash into pole near Yorkshire in Darke County

Published: Saturday, January 25, 2020 @ 2:32 AM
Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2020 @ 12:35 PM

One man is in the hospital in unknown condition after a crash in the 13400 block of Reed Road, according to the Darke County Sheriff’s Office.

In a release, the sheriff’s office said that at around 1:47 a.m., deputies and crews from the Osgood Fire and Rescue responded to that area for a reported crash with injuries.

Dispatchers said that crews on the scene were trying to request a medical helicopter respond to the scene, but that crews like CareFlight and MedFlight were not flying tonight due to weather. 

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After investigating, they found that Steve Gehret, 52, of Houston, was driving a 2010 Honda Civic south on Reed Road and went off the right side of the road, crashing into a utility pole. 

He was taken to Wilson Memorial Hospital by Osgood Rescue. 

This crash remains under investigation.