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  • Writer's pictureJoe Lyons

Two Killed in Wayne County Crash

Franklin Township – On Thursday, September 28, 2023 at 4:32 PM the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Wooster Post was notified of a two-vehicle crash on SR 83 near milepost 7 in Franklin Township, Wayne County.

The investigation revealed a teal 1993 Dodge Stealth, was southbound on SR 83 when it failed to negotiate a curve and traveled left of center. A taupe 2006 Chrysler Town and Country minivan was northbound on SR 83 and struck the Dodge Stealth in the northbound lane of SR 83. The Dodge Stealth and Chrysler Town and Country came to rest against the guardrail along the berm of the northbound lane of SR 83.

The driver of the Stealth, Damion D. Torrence, 20 years old, of Wooster, was killed as a result of the crash. The passenger of the Stealth, Dalton R. Cisler, 20 years old, of Wooster was also killed as a result of the crash. The driver of the Town and Country, Susan E. Adkins, 56 years old, of Wooster, was taken to Wooster Community Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Seatbelts were worn by all three occupants. The events leading to the crash remain under investigation. It is unknown at this time whether drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted on scene by Wayne County Sheriff’s Department, Wooster Township Fire and EMS, 3 Son’s Towing and Recovery, and the Wayne County Coroner’s Office.


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