Man dies in Darke County Crash – Update

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DARKE COUNTY – On Thursday (12/21/2023) at approximately 4:47 PM, Darke County Deputies, along with Tri-Village Rescue, New Madison Fire, and CareFlight, were dispatched to the intersection of State Route 121 and US Route 36 West in reference to an injury accident.


On 12/26/2023 at approximately 1:50 PM, the Darke County Coroner’s Office advised the elderly male driver was identified as Larry G. Eley (73) of Greenville.  Mr. Eley suffered a medical emergency while driving, and his death was not a result of a motor vehicle accident. The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office ruled Mr. Eley died of natural causes.