Farmer killed in 2-vehicle crash


SIDNEY — A farmer was killed in a two-vehicle crash Saturday, June 16.

According to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, John A. Fullenkamp, 36, of Fort Loramie, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash occurred at approximately 4 p.m. in the 11000 block of state Route 29. Preliminary investigation shows that Fullenkamp was driving a a farm tractor and was pulling an agricultural sprayer, He was northbound on state Route 29 in Turtle Creek Township.

A white 2009 Cadillac Escalade, driven by Kathryn C. Unrast, 54, of St. Henry, was also northbound on state Route 29, behind the tractor. Unrast’s vehicle struck the sprayer and tractor in the rear.

Fullenkamp was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

Unrast was transported to Wilson Health by Fort Loramie Rescue. She was treated and released.

Also assisting at the scene was the Fort Loramie Fire Department.

Funeral arrangements for Fullenkamp are pending at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie,

The crash remains under investigation.

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