On August 28th 2023 at approximately 6:40 PM, Darke County Deputies along with Tri Village Rescue, Liberty Township Fire, and Greenville City Fire were dispatched to 4324 Palestine Hollansburg Road in reference to a power air craft accident.
Preliminary investigation revealed a 1998 Buckeye Dream Machine was being operated by Devan Spurlock,37, of Bradford. Mr. Spurlock lost control of the air craft and crashed into a tree. Mr. Spurlock was trapped in the air craft suspended approximately 15 feet up in the tree. Greenville City Fire freed Mr. Spurlock from the air craft with the use of a ladder truck.
Mr. Spurlock was treated at the scene by Tri Village rescue and was transported to Wayne Health Care with minor injuries.
This accident remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff's Office.