Troy man dies in fatal crash

Alcohol, drugs suspected in crash


TROY — A Troy man is dead after a van lost control and hit a tree in Miami County.

The crash happened around 12:30 p.m. Monday on County Road 25-A, near Boone Drive in Troy.

The driver and passenger in the van were taken by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital.

The passenger, 51-year-old Roy Staten III, of Troy, died from his injuries.

The driver, John Martin Robbins, 49, of Troy, remains hospitalized with serious injuries.

The Miami County Sheriff’s Office deputies said alcohol and drugs are suspected as factors in the crash.

No charges have been filed yet and the crash remains under investigation.

Alcohol, drugs suspected in crash