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84-year-old Vandalia woman killed in Darke County crash

84-year-old Vandalia woman killed in Darke County crash (WKEF/WRGT)

ARCANUM, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - The Darke County Sheriff's Office and Coroner's Office are investigating a fatal accident that happened on State Route 49 near Miller-Brumbaugh Road in Arcanum.

According to a media release, a Dodge Caravan driven by Eric J. Hess, 46 of Greenville, went across the center lanes into oncoming traffic on S.R. 49. The vehicle he was driving hit a Buick LeSabre that was driven by 84-year-old Marjorie Bidlestone of Vandalia, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies originally responded to the crash around 3 p.m. with the Pitsburg Fire Department, Arcanum Rescue, Darke County Coroner's Office and Darke County Accident Reconstruction Team.

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