New Bremen woman killed in Auglaize County crash

By J Swygart -

ST. MARYS — A New Bremen woman died Friday morning from injuries sustained in a two-car accident at the intersection of state Route 219 and state Route 364 south of St. Marys.

According to a report from the Wapakoneta post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a vehicle driven by Sandra Vondenhuevel, 72, of New Bremen, was northbound on state Route 364 and failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of state Route 219. He vehicle was struck by a vehicle driven by Nancy Geier, 61, of Celina, who was eastbound on state Route 219. The accident occurred at approximately 6:20 a.m. Friday.

Vondenhuevel, who troopers said was not wearing a safety belt, was transported to Joint Township Memorial Hospital in St. Marys, where she was pronounced dead. Geier, who was wearing her seat belt, was transported to Mercy Health-St. Rita’s with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Troopers were assisted at the scene by the St. Marys Township Fire and EMS and St. Marys city EMS personnel. The crash remains under investigation.

By J Swygart

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