Maplewood man killed in crash


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A pickup truck crashed into the ditch on the 18000 block of Herring Road around 10:30 p.m. Sunday, March 12. John Koewler, 45, of Maplewood, was partially ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. CPR was attempted. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is handling the investigation. The Port Jefferson Fire Department and Perry Port Salem Rescue also responded to the scene.

A pickup truck crashed into the ditch on the 18000 block of Herring Road around 10:30 p.m. Sunday, March 12. John Koewler, 45, of Maplewood, was partially ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. CPR was attempted. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is handling the investigation. The Port Jefferson Fire Department and Perry Port Salem Rescue also responded to the scene.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

PORT JEFFERSON — A Maplewood man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Sunday evening, March 12.

According to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, John Koewler, 45, of Maplewood, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in the 18000 block of Herring Road. Koewler was the only occupant of the full-size pickup truck.

The preliminary investigation revealed Koewler was westbound on Herring Road around 10:13 p.m. which his vehicle drifted off the left side of the roadway while he was attempting to negotiate a right curve. The vehicle travelled in a ditch and struck a large tree before coming to rest. He was partially ejected from the vehicle.

Perry Port Salem Rescue, Port Jefferson Fire and Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

A pickup truck crashed into the ditch on the 18000 block of Herring Road around 10:30 p.m. Sunday, March 12. John Koewler, 45, of Maplewood, was partially ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. CPR was attempted. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is handling the investigation. The Port Jefferson Fire Department and Perry Port Salem Rescue also responded to the scene.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/03/web1_SDN031517FatalCrash-3.jpgA pickup truck crashed into the ditch on the 18000 block of Herring Road around 10:30 p.m. Sunday, March 12. John Koewler, 45, of Maplewood, was partially ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. CPR was attempted. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is handling the investigation. The Port Jefferson Fire Department and Perry Port Salem Rescue also responded to the scene. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

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