St. Paris man ID’d as crash victim


Sheriff’s Office investigation continues

By Sheryl Roadcap - sroadcap@sidneydailynews.com



SIDNEY — A St. Paris man was killed in Wednesday morning’s crash just outside the city of Sidney.

The two-vehicle crash occurred at 7:32 a.m. in the 2700 block of Millcreek Road on Jan. 2.

According to a press release from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, a preliminary investigation indicated a 1985 GMC flatbed truck, driven by Roger D. Pryor Jr., 32, of Sidney, was stationary, facing west, in front of 2769 Millcreek Road. A 2018 Toyota Tacoma, driven by Brock D. Comer, 24, of St. Paris, was traveling westbound behind the GMC. Comer failed to stop and struck the rear end of the GMC.

Comer was pronounced dead at the scene by medics. Pryor was transported to Wilson Health for treatment.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, along with Sidney Fire and Rescue, and the Shelby County Coroner’s Office assisted at the scene.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is handling the ongoing investigation.

Sheriff’s Office investigation continues

By Sheryl Roadcap

sroadcap@sidneydailynews.com