Two women injured in pedestrian strike

One transported by Careflight

By Melanie Yingst -

TROY — The Troy Police Department is investigating an accident that sent two female pedestrians to the hospital Monday evening.

According to Capt. Joe Long, Esther Neer, 67, and Jo Ann Di Cuirci, 68, both of Xenia were walking northbound across Franklin Street at the intersection of South Market Street and were struck by a Honda CRV around 5:53 p.m Monday.

One woman was transported to Miami Valley Hospital by Careflight. The other woman was transported by Troy medics to Upper Valley Medical Center.

It is unknown which pedistrian was transported by Careflight or either one of their conditions as of press time.

The investigation is still pending, no citations have been issued at this point, according to Capt. Long.

The driver, Robert Rorh, 53, of Troy, was making a right turn onto south Market Street off of Franklin Street. According to Sgt. Richard Gumerlock who assisted at the scene, Rorh told police he “plain didn’t see them.”

If you witnessed the incident, call Troy Police Department at 339-7525 or the Miami County Communication Center’s non-emergency number at 440-9911.
One transported by Careflight

By Melanie Yingst