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Friday, December 20, 2013 9:00 PM

Herald Staff Report


HOAGLIN TOWNSHIP — A 41-year-old woman is dead after a crash that occurred on US127, north of US224, at 1:58 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Shannon L. Sholler, driving a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am, was southbound on US127 when her vehicle crossed the center line and struck Chelsi J. Siefker head-on. Siefker, 18, driving a 2011 Chevrolet Cruz, was traveling northbound on US 127.

Sholler was pronounced dead at the scene by the Van Wert County Coroner. She was transported by Brickner’s to Van Wert County Hospital.

Siefker was transported from the scene by Van Wert Fire Department’s Advanced Life Support Medic and later to a Fort Wayne area hospital by helicopter.

US127 was closed for approximately two hours during the on-scene investigation and crash clean up.

Both drivers were wearing their seat belts and the crash is still under investigation.

Assisting at the scene were the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office, Scott Volunteer Fire & EMS, Van Wert Fire Department and Medic Squad, Brickner Ambulance Service, 2A’s Towing and Parker-Mace Wrecker Service.


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