Crash in Darke County leaves one with serious injuries

Huber Heights woman injured in weather-related crash in Darke County

A Huber Heights woman is now listed in stable condition following a single-vehicle crash south of Versailles Friday morning, according to the Darke County Sheriff’s Office. 

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The driver, Brandy Shaner, of Huber Heights, was traveling north on Versailles Southeastern Road when her van went off the right side of the road, into a ditch, and hit a utility pole, deputies said in a media release. 

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Shaner was transported to Miami Valley Hospital by a medical helicopter and is listen in stable condition. 

Earlier, deputies said slick roads played a factor in the crash. 

Additional details were not available. 

UPDATE @ 10:15 a.m. 

Slick roads are believed to be a factor in a single-vehicle crash south of Versailles in Darke County Friday. 

A van went off Versailles Southeastern Road near Kelch Road and slammed into a utility pole, according to investigators with the Darke County Sheriff’s Office. 

The driver, only identified as a woman, suffered serious injuries and was transported to Miami Valley Hospital by a medical helicopter. 

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The crash knocked down wires but did not snap the pole. 

Additional details were not available and the crash remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff’s Office.


A CareFlight medical helicopter has been requested to reports of a serious crash south of Versailles Friday morning. 

Deputies and medics were dispatched around 8:50 a.m. to the intersection of Versailles Southeastern Road and Kelch Road, about a mile south of Versailles, on reports of a two-vehicle crash.

Initial reports indicate at least one person was trapped inside a vehicle as a result of the crash. A utility pole was also hit in the crash, knocking down wires, according to reports. 

The medical helicopter was requested to transport at least one person from the crash scene. 

We have a crew on the way and we’ll update this page as we learn more. 

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