Alcohol suspected factor in Friday night Darke County crash

An Indiana man is at Miami Valley Hospital after CareFlight took him from the scene of a crash in Darke County Friday night.

Darke County deputies were sent to the crash in the 7400 block of Palestine-Union City Road around 7:56 p.m., according to a Darke County Sheriff’s Office release. 

Jeremy Kimball, 42, of Winchester, Indiana was flown to the hospital after he drove left of center and off the road into a tree. 

Deputies said Kimball was not wearing a seat belt when his car hit the tree and alcohol is a suspected factor in the crash. 

The crash remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff’s Office.

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