Fatal Accident in Mercer Co on Tue Morning

Mercer County, OH (WIMA) -- A semi driver was killed in a crash near the intersection of State Route 29 and State Route 118 in Mercer County on Tuesday morning.

The Sheriffs Office said 27-year-old Lisa Rinderle of Saint Henry was stopped at a stop sign but failed to yield the right of way.

Her car collided with a westbound semi, driven by 57-year-old Charles Ward of Saint Marys.

The semi overturned and slid down the roadway, where it was struck again by a third vehicle.

Ward was taken to a nearby hospital and was pronounced dead from his injuries.

Rinderle was also hospitalized.

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