Sheriff Investigating Fatal Accident In Mercer County
March 12, 2014 - According to a report from Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey, his office is investigating a fatal accident that occured yesterday morning on State Route 29 near Harris Road.
The accident occured when a car driven by Heather McCormick, 40 of Celina struck the rear of a hydraulic crane being driven by Bryan Hirschfeld, 62.
According to the reoprt, Hirschfeld was stopped at the soutbound stop sign on Harris Road before pulling onto westbound State Route 29 when he was hit from behind by McCormick who was pronounced dead at the scene by Mercer County Coroner Timothy Heinrichs.
The accident remains under investigation. Deputies at the scene were assisted by the Celina Fire Department, Celina EMS and the Ohio State Highway Patrol.