Botkins woman dies after crash


The Botkins Fire Department and Careflight responded to a one vehicle crash on the 17000 block of Wenger Road around 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 24. A woman in her 60's with a preexisting condition  passed away after her car crashed into a cornfield. Careflight was called but the woman passed away before she could be loaded onto the helicopter. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office is investigating.

The Botkins Fire Department and Careflight responded to a one vehicle crash on the 17000 block of Wenger Road around 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 24. A woman in her 60's with a preexisting condition passed away after her car crashed into a cornfield. Careflight was called but the woman passed away before she could be loaded onto the helicopter. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office is investigating.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

The Botkins Fire Department and CareFlight responded to a one-vehicle crash on the 17000 block of Wenger Road at 8:02 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 24. Linda J. Oleyar, 62, of Botkins, had a medical incident and passed away after her car crashed into a cornfield. CareFlight was called but Oleyar passed away before she could be loaded onto the helicopter.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

BOTKINS — A Botkins woman suffered a medical incident and died after a crash on Monday night on Wenger Road.

Linda J. Oleyar, 62, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, according to Shelby County Sheriff John Lenhart’s press release

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and rescue personnel were dispatched to the 17000 block of Wenger Road on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, at 8:02 p.m., on the report of a one-vehicle crash with possible entrapment. While en-route to the scene, it was reported CPR was in progress.

Preliminary investigation indicated a 2002 Pontiac Bonneville operated Oleyar was southbound on Wenger Road and traveled off the east side of the roadway before coming to rest in a corn field. Witnesses pulled Oleyar from the vehicle and began lifesaving efforts. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

A medical incident is suspected to be the cause of the crash.

Assisting at the scene were Anna EMS, Botkins Fire, CareFlight and the Shelby County Coroner’s Office.

The Botkins Fire Department and Careflight responded to a one vehicle crash on the 17000 block of Wenger Road around 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 24. A woman in her 60’s with a preexisting condition passed away after her car crashed into a cornfield. Careflight was called but the woman passed away before she could be loaded onto the helicopter. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2020/08/web1_SDN082620Fatal1-1.jpgThe Botkins Fire Department and Careflight responded to a one vehicle crash on the 17000 block of Wenger Road around 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 24. A woman in her 60’s with a preexisting condition passed away after her car crashed into a cornfield. Careflight was called but the woman passed away before she could be loaded onto the helicopter. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

The Botkins Fire Department and CareFlight responded to a one-vehicle crash on the 17000 block of Wenger Road at 8:02 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 24. Linda J. Oleyar, 62, of Botkins, had a medical incident and passed away after her car crashed into a cornfield. CareFlight was called but Oleyar passed away before she could be loaded onto the helicopter.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2020/08/web1_SDN082620Fatal-1.jpgThe Botkins Fire Department and CareFlight responded to a one-vehicle crash on the 17000 block of Wenger Road at 8:02 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 24. Linda J. Oleyar, 62, of Botkins, had a medical incident and passed away after her car crashed into a cornfield. CareFlight was called but Oleyar passed away before she could be loaded onto the helicopter. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News