(Dearborn County, Ind.) - A fiery crash in Dearborn County sent two people to the hospital Sunday night.
John Hirte, 63, of Cincinnati, was driving on Bonnell Road near Yorkridge Road around 8:30 p.m. when his vehicle went off the road, collided with a utility pole, and caught fire according to the Dearborn County Sheriff’s Department.
Hirte was not hurt, but his wife Pamela Hirte, age unknown, was taken to University of Cincinnati Hospital by aircare.
Another passenger – Mary Shagena, 52, of Cincinnati – was taken to Dearborn County Hospital.
That crash remains under investigation by the sheriff’s department.
Deputies were assisted at the scene by Miller-York Fire Department and Lawrenceburg EMS.