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Truck passenger dies Monday
Written by Chandra L. Mattingly   
Monday, November 19, 2012 2:01 PM


Robert S. Martin, 25, died Monday, Nov. 19, after he was injured in a single-vehicle wreck at 12:34 a.m. Monday, according to Aurora Police Department.

Martin, Aurora, was a passenger in a 2003 Dodge truck operated by Aric A. Shinkle, 25, Aurora, said police. Shinkle was going west on Billingsley Drive when the truck went off the roadway, colliding with multiple trees, said police. It finally came to a stop on the front lawn of 109 Billingsley Drive.

Martin was extricated from the vehicle by the Aurora Fire Department and taken to Dearborn County Hospital, Lawrenceburg, where he was pronounced dead, said police.

Shinkle was taken to DCH, then later transported to University Hospital, Cincinnati, said police. A hospital spokeswoman said he was seen in the emergency room and discharged Monday morning.

The crash remains under investigation by the Aurora Police Department. APD was assisted at the scene by AFD, Aurora Emergency Rescue, Lawrenceburg Emergency Rescue, the Dearborn County Coroner's Office and the Dearborn County Sheriff's Office.

A wreck on Billingsley Drive in Aurora very early this morning, Monday, Nov. 19, resulted in a fatality. Check back for more information when it becomes available.

Last Updated on Monday, November 19, 2012 4:33 PM