OAKWOOD – The Van Wert Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle traffic crash that occurred at 8:16 p.m. Friday, May 3. The crash occurred on Road 140 at the intersection of Road 191 about three miles northwest of Oakwood in Brown Township.
A 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by Kacy Wagner, 30, Oakwood, was traveling southbound on Road 191. A 2003 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Benjamin Decker, 28, Defiance, was traveling eastbound on Road 140.
Troopers said Wagner failed to stop for the posted stop sign at the intersection and as her vehicle continued into the intersection it was struck by Decker’s vehicle.
Wagner sustained serious injuries and was transported by Samaritan Life Flight to Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Decker was transported to Mercy Defiance Hospital, where he was treated and released.
Wagner’s passenger, Brett Wagner, 30, Oakwood, sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.
Assistance at the scene was provided by the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office, Oakwood Police Department, Oakwood Fire and EMS, Samaritan Life Flight, R&O Service and Integrity Auto Body.