Darke County deputies investigating fatal crash

Darke County deputies investigating fatal crash (WKEF/WRGT)

UPDATE: 39-year-old Johnanna Beam of Union City, Ohio, was pronounced dead at the scene of this roll-over crash.

Preliminary investigation shows that she drove off the left side of the road down an embankment when the vehicle went airborne over Kniseley Road, rolling several times and ejecting Beam.

The Darke County Sheriff's Office and Coroner's Office will continue to investigate the crash.


GREENVILLE, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - Darke County deputies are investigating a deadly crash along State Route 571 and Kniseley Road.

They told FOX 45's Nathan Edwards they believe the driver lost control while going around a curve and rolled over. The female driver was ejected, and has died from her injuries.

So far, no names have been released in the crash, and deputies are continuing their investigation.

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