A Putnam County woman died in a two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon near Grover Hill.
The Putnam County Coroner’s Office says 53 year old Jane Deken of Continental, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash , which happened just befor 4pm Monday on Ohio 637, north of Township Road 82 in Jackson Township.
According to the Sheriff’s report, Deken drove over the middle line, and into the path of an oncoming semi driven by 23 year old Brandon Appel of Edgerton. Deken’s car ended up along the side of the roadway… the truck came to rest in a field and caught fire.
Appel, who was not hurt, was able to escape the burning truck. According to the Ohio Highway Patrol, both drivers were wearing their seat belts. That crash is still under investigation.