18-year-old airlifted to hospital after vehicle overturns

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DARKE COUNTY – On Saturday at approximately 4:26 p.m. Darke County Deputies along with Arcanum Rescue, Pitsburg Fire Department and CareFlight were dispatched to the area of SR 49 South and Miller Brumbaugh Road. In reference to a single-vehicle injury accident that overturned.

Preliminary investigation revealed a black 2002 Chevrolet Blazer driven by Wesley Michael Cox (18) of Miamisburg, was traveling southeast on SR 49. Cox traveled off the right side of the roadway and overcorrected back onto the roadway. The vehicle overturned and traveled off the left side of the roadway. He was wearing his seatbelt and was freed without mechanical means. Cox was transported from the scene by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital for his injuries.

This accident remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff’s Office.