Teenager in critical condition after being hit by pickup in New Madison

A teenager was flown to the hospital in critical condition after being hit by a pickup truck in New Madison Monday afternoon.

In a release, the Darke County Sheriff’s Office said that the crash was reported at 3:29 p.m. at the intersection of N. Main Street and Fairview Street.

Early investigation found that Michael Jarrett, 19, was riding a bicycle on Fairview Avenue when the sheriff’s office said he failed to stop at the stop sign and was hit by a 1993 Ford F-350 pulling a flatbed trailer.

MedFlight responded to the scene and took Jarrett to Miami Valley Hospital, where he is listed in critical condition, the release said.

The driver of the pickup was treated and released at the scene.

Darke County deputies were joined at the scene by the New Madison Fire Department and Tri-Village Rescue as well as MedFlight, the sheriff’s office said.

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