Intoxicated Indiana man causes crash, 1 injured


DARKE COUNTY – On November 4, 2023 at approximately 9:26 p.m. Darke County Deputies a long with Ansonia Fire Department and Ansonia Rescue were dispatched to the intersection of State Route 49 and Washington Road, Ansonia, Ohio in reference to a single vehicle roll-over accident.

Preliminary investigation revealed a black 2006 Chevrolet HHR was traveling northwest on State Route 49 near Washington Road when the driver, Wyatt Mills (20) of Salamonia, Indiana went left of center. Mills traveled off the left side of the roadway before losing control of the vehicle. Mills traveled back across the roadway before going into the ditch and over-turning before coming to rest.

Mills refused medical treatment and his passenger, Duane Stone (21) of Union City, Indiana was transported Wayne Healthcare for non-life-threatening injuries. Mr. Mills was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and underage consumption.

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