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CRASH INVESTIGATION

On July 17, 2020 at approximately 1935 hours Darke County Deputies along with Ansonia Rescue, Versailles Fire, and Careflight responded to the intersection of State Route 242 and Younker Road in reference to a two vehicle accident involving a motorcycle with injuries.



Preliminary investigation revealed a Red 2000 Chevy truck driven by Kevin Dickey (65) of Ansonia, Ohio was traveling eastbound on State Route 242 and attempted to turn left onto Younker Road. Mr Dickey failed to yield the right of way when making a left turn and traveled into the path of the westbound 1979 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Joshua Barga (42) of Ansonia, Ohio. After the collision Mr Barga traveled off the right side of the roadway and was ejected from the motorcycle, Mr. Barga was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. Mr Barga was transported by Careflight to Miami Valley Hospital, Mr. Barga's condition is unknown at this time.



Mr Dickey was charged with OVI and Right of way when turning left.

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