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Crash claims Adams Central graduate

May 16, 2011

Drake Hill

    The Adams County Sheriff's Department at 9:25 a.m. today released a report on last Friday night's fatal traffic accident on Piqua Rd. in the rural Decatur area.
    Drake T. Hill, 21, of Wren, Ohio, was pronounced dead at the scene by the county coroner.
    The report says the tragedy occurred shortly before 10:30 p.m. when Hill was driving a car on the 3000 block of N. Piqua Rd. and went off the right side of the road, then overcorrected to get back on the pavement.  His car crossed the center line and hit headon with a car driven by Judy Light, 64, rural Decatur.
    Hill's passenger, his fiance, Kristen Everett of Wren, was flown from the scene by the Lutheran Air helicopter to Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    Mrs. Light and her husband, Darvon Light, were injured and admitted to Adams Memorial Hospital after transportation by the Adams County Emergency Medical Service and the Wells County EMS.
    The report said the wreck involved the sheriff's department, the Monroe Rescue Squad, the Decatur Fire Department, Decatur police, the Adams County EMS, and the Wells County EMS.
    
  

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