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FATAL CRASH INVESTIGATION


On June 6, 2020 at approximately 3:32 PM Darke County Deputies along with Union City Fire Department, Union City Rescue, Ansonia Fire Department, Ansonia Rescue and Careflight were dispatched to the intersection of State Route 47 and Coletown-Lightsville Road in reference to a serious injury accident involving a motorcycle and pick-up truck.



Preliminary investigation revealed a red 2009 Dodge 3500 driven by Levi Livingston, 22 of New Weston was traveling eastbound on State Route 47 approaching the intersection at Coletown-Lightsville Road. Livingston was attempting to turn northbound onto Coletown-Lightsville Road when he turned into the path of the westbound black 2019 Harley-Davidson motorcycle driven by Douglas A. Shaneyfelt, 55 of Union City Indiana.



Livingston was treated and released from the scene. Both Shaneyfelt and his passenger, Hope Shaneyfelt, 48 of Union City Indiana succumbed to their injuries and were pronounced dead at the accident scene. The Shaneyfelts were not wearing helmets at the time of the accident.



The Darke County Sheriff’s Office Accident Reconstruction Team and the Darke County Coroner’s office were called to the scene for further investigation.

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