On March 26, 2017 at approximately 6:23 PM, Darke County Deputies along with Arcanum Fire and Rescue and Laura Fire and CareFlight responded to the intersection of Red River West Grove Road and Delisle Fourman Road on a report of a serious injury crash.
Preliminary investigation revealed a blue 2001 Chevy Malibu driven by 16 year old Luke Medve, of Arcanum was traveling southbound on Red River West Grove Road and failed to stop for a stop sign at the intersection of Delisle Fourman Road and was struck by a gray 2017 Honda Accord, driven by Debra Miller 54, of Troy along with her two passengers. Both vehicles traveled off the southwest corner of the intersection and the Chevy Malibu then struck the corner of a house. Miller and her front seat passenger, Madison Mankin 15, Arcanum was transported to Wayne HealthCare by Arcanum Rescue for possible injuries, and the drivers husband Michael Miller, rear passenger, was treated and released at the scene. Luke Medve was taken to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight for his injuries. The residence appeared to have not sustained any structural damage from the crash.
This accident remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff's Office.