On February 20, 2022, at approximately 2119 hours, Darke County Deputies along with Liberty Township FD and Tri-Village Rescue responded to the 300 block of North Main Street in Palestine, Darke County, OH reference to a single vehicle accident.
Preliminary investigation revealed a red, 2002 Pontiac Grand Am, driven by Jason Perdue, 51, of Greenville was traveling Northbound on N. Main St. when he failed to maintain control of his vehicle, traveling off the right side of the roadway before striking a utility pole. Mr. Perdue was treated and released at the scene by Tri-Village Rescue.
Mr. Perdue was arrested at the scene for Operating a Vehicle under the Influence of alcohol. Mr. Perdue was charged with OVI and Failure to Maintain Control of his vehicle.
This accident remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff’s Office.
Contact: Deputy Crumley