Union Twp. woman dies in crash

Single-car accident claims 80 year old

By Melody Vallieu


UNION TWP. — A Laura woman has died following a single-vehicle crash in Miami County.

The victim is Barbara Hissong, 80, of Laura, according to Sgt. Todd Tennant.

Hissong crashed her car in the 4500 block of South Rangeline Road, near Pearson Road, on Friday just before 9 p.m. Tennant said Hissong was driving northbound on Rangeline Road and went left of center, completely across the road, struck a culvert, which launched the vehicle into the front yard of a home at 4590 S. Rangeline Road.

She was transported from the scene to Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton where she later passed away, he said.

Tennant said an attempt was made to CareFlight Hissong, however, due to weather conditions, CareFlight was unable to fly Friday night.

The accident may have started as a medical condition, Tennant said. She was transported to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.

Single-car accident claims 80 year old