One dead, one injured following crash in Mercer County

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WANE) One person is dead and another person was injured after a crash Saturday involving a SUV and a motorcycle.

According to a release from the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department, just before noon police and emergency responders were called to State Route 219, just west of Gause Road in Butler Township.

Investigators determined Jane E. Fiely, 65, of Coldwater was headed east on State Route 219 in her SUV when she made a turn onto a private drive, turning into the path of a motorcycle headed west.

The motorcycle crashed into the side of the SUV. The driver of the motorcycle, Dustin A. Rutter, 24, of Coldwater was transported to a hospital where he later died.

Fiely was also transported to the hospital. The extent of her injuries are not known.

The crash remains under investigation.

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