One killed in two-vehicle crash


Emergency rescue workers work on a man behind a car, left, that was seriously injured in a two vehicle crash as Houston firefighters cut open the side of the other car involved to remove a woman who was injured but not critically. The two cars collided on the 2400 block of state route 66 just south of Houston shortly before 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11. Houston rescue and the Shelby County Sheriff's Office also responded. Both injured drivers were transported to hospitals. No one else was involved.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Houston firefighters cut open the side of a car to remove Sarah A. Pyers,of 24, of Troy, who was injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday, Oct. 11 in the 20400 block of state Route 66 just south of Houston shortloy before 9:30 p.m. The driver of the second vehicle, Patrick D. Craft, 45, of Houston, died at Wilson Health from injuries sustained in the crash.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

HOUSTON — A Houston man was killed Friday night in a two-vehicle crash.

According to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Patrick D. Craft, 45, of Houston died at Wilson Health from injuries sustained in the crash.

On Oct. 11, 2019, at approximately 9:29 p.m., Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies and Houston Fire & Rescue were dispatched to the 2000 block of state Route 66 to a two-vehicle accident with injuries.

The initial investigation indicates that a northbound gold Chrysler four-door driven by Craft, crossed the centerline and into the path of a southbound a black Chevy Cruze, causing a head-on collision. Craft was transported to Wilson Health and later died. Sarah A. Pyers,of 24, of Troy, was the driver of the southbound vehicle. She was trapped and extricated by mechanical means and transported to Wilson Health. The crash remains under investigation.

This was the second fatal crash in Shelby County in less than 48 hours. On Thursday, Angela M. Fitzgerald, 52, died at Miami Valley Hospital, where she was taken by CareFlight after a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of state Route 274 and County Road 25A.

https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2019/10/web1_DSC_6815-4.jpgLuke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Emergency rescue workers work on a man behind a car, left, that was seriously injured in a two vehicle crash as Houston firefighters cut open the side of the other car involved to remove a woman who was injured but not critically. The two cars collided on the 2400 block of state route 66 just south of Houston shortly before 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11. Houston rescue and the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office also responded. Both injured drivers were transported to hospitals. No one else was involved.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2019/10/web1_DSC_6977-6.jpgEmergency rescue workers work on a man behind a car, left, that was seriously injured in a two vehicle crash as Houston firefighters cut open the side of the other car involved to remove a woman who was injured but not critically. The two cars collided on the 2400 block of state route 66 just south of Houston shortly before 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11. Houston rescue and the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office also responded. Both injured drivers were transported to hospitals. No one else was involved.Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Houston firefighters cut open the side of a car to remove Sarah A. Pyers,of 24, of Troy, who was injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday, Oct. 11 in the 20400 block of state Route 66 just south of Houston shortloy before 9:30 p.m. The driver of the second vehicle, Patrick D. Craft, 45, of Houston, died at Wilson Health from injuries sustained in the crash.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2019/10/web1_SDN101519TwoCarCrash-4.jpgHouston firefighters cut open the side of a car to remove Sarah A. Pyers,of 24, of Troy, who was injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday, Oct. 11 in the 20400 block of state Route 66 just south of Houston shortloy before 9:30 p.m. The driver of the second vehicle, Patrick D. Craft, 45, of Houston, died at Wilson Health from injuries sustained in the crash. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News