2 injured, one seriously, after head-on crash in Preble County


One person flown to Indiana hospital

Two people were injured, including one person who was flown to the hospital via a medical helicopter, in a crash that closed U.S. 127 in Preble County Wednesday afternoon.

The two-vehicle crash was reported at 1:49 p.m. just north of U.S. 40, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol dispatchers. Initial reports indicated one person was trapped in a vehicle.

According to the OSHP, a 2020 Ford F-150 was driving south on U.S. 127 when it went left of center and crashed head-on into a 2011 Chevrolet Impala.

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The drivers of both vehicles suffered injuries.

Pamela Dull, 70, of New Madison, suffered life-threatening injuries and was flown to Reid Health in Indiana by a medical helicopter, OSHP said. Dull was later transferred to Miami Valley Hospital.

Eric Halderman, 22, of Camden, who was driving the pickup, was transported to Preble County Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

U.S. 127 was closed in both directions from U.S. 40 to Banta Road as of 3 p.m. but has since reopened.