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FATAL CRASH INVESTIGATION


On May 30, 2020 at 2:01 a.m. Darke County Sheriff Deputies along with Arcanum Rescue, Arcanum Fire Department, Pitsburg Fire Department, and Careflight responded to the 8400 block of Grubbs Rex Road on an injury accident.



Preliminary investigation revealed that a Maroon 2016 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by Joel Garber (31), of Gordon Ohio, was traveling west on Grubbs Rex Road, and was struck in the rear by a White 2005 Suzuki GSX-R600, driven by Cody Schaar (28), of Greenville, Ohio, who was traveling West on Grubbs Rex Road. This caused Mr. Schaar to be ejected from the motorcycle. Mr. Schaar was transported by Careflight to Miami Valley Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. Mr. Schaar was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. The Darke County Sheriff’s Office Accident Reconstruction team was called to the scene.



This accident remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff’s Office.

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