Car vs Train Crash
Mansfield – The Mansfield Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a car vs. train crash that occurred on July 28, 2023, at around 1:58 PM in Sharon Twp, Richland County, Ohio.
The crash took place on Settlement East Road just west of Horning Road when a 2014 Ford Pickup driven by Dean J. Myers, age 80 of Shelby, was crossing the tracks and collided with a moving CSX train.
The pickup truck was also occupied by front passenger Richard L. Burkepile of Mansfield.
Myers was flown to OSU Medical Center in Columbus for treatment. The severity of his injuries is unknown at this time. Burkepile was treated and released from the scene with minor injuries.
Shelby Fire and EMS and Ronk’s Towing assisted on scene. Settlement East Road was closed for a short duration but will re-open shortly.
The crash is still being further investigated at this time.