Greenville man cited for injury crash

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DARKE COUNTY – On Sunday at approximately 7:09 p.m. Darke County Deputies along with Bradford Rescue, Gettysburg Fire & Rescue were dispatched to the intersection of Horatio Harris Creek Road and Horatio New Harrison Road, Gettysburg in reference to a two-vehicle injury accident.

Preliminary investigation revealed a 2005 blue Buick Lacrosse was traveling north on Horatio New Harrison Road and a gray 2017 Jeep Compass was traveling west on Horatio Harris Creek. The driver of the Buick failed to yield the right of way at the stop sign for the driver of the Jeep, causing the accident. The Jeep overturned onto its side and citizens who stopped to help were able to get the Jeep off its side. The occupants of the Jeep were able to free themselves.

The driver of the Buick was identified as Joshua Lewis (37) of Greenville. The driver of the Jeep was identified as Zachary Hittle (35) of Willis, Texas.

Lewis and Hittle’s passenger, Karol Kirby (24) of Greenville were transported to Wayne HealthCare for minor injuries. Zachary was treated and released at the scene.

Lewis was issued a citation for failure to yield the right of way from a stop sign.