DEFIANCE — The Ohio Highway Patrol investigated a one-vehicle accident north of Defiance that caused the death of the 55-year-old female Archbold driver.
Susan G. Barrett was driving a 2002 Ford Focus about 1:25 p.m. Thursday on Carpenter Road near Nagle Road when she lost control in slush and struck a ditch. Ms. Barrett died about six hours later after being flown from Mercy Hospital in Defiance to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo, state police said.
Troopers said alcohol was not involved and Ms. Barrett was wearing her seat belt.
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