Drivers Escape Injuries in Thursday Afternoon Crash Near Ada

Posted on June 10, 2022

A crash occurred Thursday afternoon in Hardin County at the intersection of State Route 81 and County Road 15.

According to information from the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office, Steven Cope, of Bellefontaine, was driving north on 15 and failed to yield at a stop sign at 81.

His vehicle struck a westbound vehicle on 81 being operated by Derek Burkhart, of Alger.

Both drivers were the only occupants and suffered no apparent injuries on scene. 

Cope was cited for failure to yield the right of way. 

Assisting the Sheriff’s Office at the scene were: Ada Police Department, Ada-Liberty Fire District, Ada-Liberty EMS,  and Minnich’s Towing.

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