Two Medora Men Killed in Early Morning Crash North of Salem

Two Medora Men Killed in Early Morning Crash North of Salem


Two Jackson County Men were killed in an accident in Northern Washington County early this morning. 

Dead are William Orville Spence III, 42, Medora and Homer Delph, 36, Medora. 

Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a 911 call regarding a single vehicle accident at 5:14a at the intersection of Sparksville Road and Sparksville Crossing. 

The 1966 Chevrolet Malibu Super Sport was driven by Spence. 

According to Sheriff Roger Newlon, the vehicle travelled through the intersection at Sparksville Road and collided head on with an embankment. 

Delph was a passenger in the vehicle.

This 1966 Chevrolet Malibu Super Sport crashed earlier this morning killing the driver and passenger.Both men were pronounced dead at the scene. 

Neither Spence or Delph were wearing seatbelts. 

The crash is still under investigation. 

Sheriff Newlon was assisted by Chief Deputy Brent Miller, Deputy Lucas Gray and Officer Mike Voelz as well as the Salem City Police Department, Jefferson Township Volunteer Fire Department, Brown/Vernon Volunteer Fire Department, Washington County EMS and the Washington County Coroner’s Office.