SHS grad dies after Miami Co. crash


SIDNEY — Carter Isaac New, 18, of Sidney, who was involved in a single-vehicle crash handled by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office on Aug. 9 at 8:05 p.m. has died from his injuries on Aug. 26 at 11:26 a.m.

New was traveling northeast bound on North Piqua-Lockington Road in Miami County when he veered to the left into the opposite lane of travel. He proceeded to drive off the left side of the roadway and into a tree. New was initially taken by Piqua EMS to Upper Valley Medical Center with suspected serious injuries and was later transported to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton where he was in a coma with a traumatic brain injury until he died. The vehicle was towed by Wrecker’s Towing.

According to the obituary from Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home, New was a 2023 graduate of Sidney High School and worked as an assistant manager at the Take 5 Car Wash in Sidney. The car wash held a fundraiser to support the family along with B-Squared Hair Studio and Kuts By Kim at The Royal Parlour.

New was the son of Adam Kelly and Jodi New, both of Sidney.

Compiled by Charlotte Caldwell

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