Quincy woman injured in crash


A pickup truck, left, driven by Andrew T. Cotterman, 24, of Jackson Center, collided with a car, right, driven by Dorothy L. Clayton, 80, of Quincy, around 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, when Clayton failed to yield at the intersection of Meranda Road and state route 65 causing substantial side damage to the car. Only the two drivers were involved in the accident.

A pickup truck, left, driven by Andrew T. Cotterman, 24, of Jackson Center, collided with a car, right, driven by Dorothy L. Clayton, 80, of Quincy, around 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, when Clayton failed to yield at the intersection of Meranda Road and state route 65 causing substantial side damage to the car. Only the two drivers were involved in the accident.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

MAPLEWOOD — A Quincy woman was transported to Wilson Health after a two-vehicle crash on Meranda Road in Jackson Township Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 3.

Dorothy L. Clayton, 80, 4398 County Road 34N, Quincy, was cited with failure to yield at stop or yield after a 2:53 p.m. crash on Wednesday.

According to a report from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Clayton was traveling westbound on Meranda Road at state Route 65 when she pulled from a stop sign and drove in front of the southbound vehicle on state Route 65 at Meranda Road that was driven by Andrew T. Cotterman, 24, 404 N. Main St., Jackson Center. Cotterman’s vehicle struck the passenger’s side of Clayton’s vehicle head-on.

Clayton was transported by Anna Rescue to Wilson Health. Her 1996 blue Mercury was towed from the scene by Rose Towing.

Cotterman’s black 2001 Dodge truck was removed from the scene by Brian’s Towing.

A pickup truck, left, driven by Andrew T. Cotterman, 24, of Jackson Center, collided with a car, right, driven by Dorothy L. Clayton, 80, of Quincy, around 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, when Clayton failed to yield at the intersection of Meranda Road and state route 65 causing substantial side damage to the car. Only the two drivers were involved in the accident.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/10/web1_SDN100418Crash-2.jpgA pickup truck, left, driven by Andrew T. Cotterman, 24, of Jackson Center, collided with a car, right, driven by Dorothy L. Clayton, 80, of Quincy, around 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, when Clayton failed to yield at the intersection of Meranda Road and state route 65 causing substantial side damage to the car. Only the two drivers were involved in the accident. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News