Teen claimed in Shelby County crash


SIDNEY — An 18-year-old Sidney woman was claimed in a weather- related crash in Shclby County on State Route 29 Saturday morning, deputies of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office report.

Kacey D. Swiger was pronounced dead at the scene by the Shelby County Coroner’s Office, according to a release from deputies.

Deputies report she was operating a southbound car in the 1000 block of S.R. 29 about 8:40 a.m. when she lost control and slid broadside across the center line into the path of a northbound van. The van was unable to avoid the crash and struck the passenger side of the car, causing severe damage.

The driver of the van, Davares Pruitt of Dayton, was transported by Anna squad to Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney.

The accident remains under investigation. The Sidney Fire Department also responded to the scene.

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