Crawford Accident

By: News Release
Nov 27th, 2017

On Saturday, November 25, 2017, at approximately 9:15 AM the Crawford Sheriff's Office was notified of a one-vehicle crash with property damage on State Highway 171 in the Township of Utica.

Gavin B. Schell, age 16 of Gays Mills, was operating a 1998 Chevy S10 pickup westbound on State Highway 171 when he lost control of his vehicle due to the black ice on the roadway. The Schell vehicle struck the north side guardrail causing damage to the guardrail before coming to rest.

Schell claimed no injuries from the crash. The Schell vehicle sustained disabling damage and had to be towed from the scene.

Assisting the Crawford County Sheriff's Office on scene was Ocooch Mountain Rescue Squad, Gays Mills Fire, Crawford County Highway Department, and Sleepy Hollow Towing.