Adams County Car Accident | According to a Sept. 1 press release from the Adams County Sheriff’s Office, at 12:50 a.m. Aug. 30 the dispatch center received a report of a motor vehicle crash in the area of 11th Avenue and Fern Avenue in the town of Springville.
The investigation revealed the vehicle was traveling eastbound on Fern Avenue, crested a small hill and became airborne, losing control, entered the ditch and struck a tree, according to the release. The vehicle continued striking additional trees before coming to a rest and became engulfed in flames.
The passenger in the vehicle, John Smerz, 36, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, Shannon Maron, 34, of Grand Marsh was transported to a hospital for his injuries.
John Smerz Obituary | Funeral Arrangement | GoFundMe page
The family are yet to make public the obituary and funeral arrangements. We also not aware if any GoFundMe was created by the family or friends of the deceased at the time of this publication.
This post will be updated with more information as they are made available and public.
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