On August 7, 2020 at approximately 3:16 p.m. Darke County Deputies along with Gettysburg Fire and Rescue responded to the intersection of Auld Road and Children's Home-Bradford Road for a reported two vehicle injury crash.
Preliminary investigation revealed a green 2010 Toyota Camry driven by Ashlyn Plessinger 17, of Bradford, OH. was traveling westbound on Children's Home-Bradford Road and stopped at the intersection at Auld Road. She then failed to yield the right-of-way and pulled into the intersection to continue westbound and was struck by a tan 2002 Buick Regal, which was traveling northbound on Auld Road. The driver of the Buick fled on foot and is unknown at this time. Plessinger was taken to Wayne HealthCare for minor injuries.
This accident remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff's Office.