Nikki Schulte has died, according to a statement posted online on March. 12, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: MICHAEL KEITH
Thursday March 12, 2020 PX: (419)227-1115
Shawnee Township Police investigating a fatal vehicle crash 4800 blk. of St. Rt. 501, (S. Wapak Rd.)
Officers were dispatched to an injury accident at approx. 8:22pm Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in the 4800 blk. of S. Wapak Rd.
Information learned at this point of the investigation is that Nicole S. Schulte, a 50 year old female, was operating her 2017 Chevy Equinox south bound in the 4800 blk. of S. Wapak Rd. Frank L. Steinke, a 64 year old male, was operating his 2008 Ram 1500 pickup north bound in the 4800 blk. of S. Wapak Rd.
Both vehicles struck head-on in the S/B lane. Both vehicles were severely damaged.
Ms. Schulte was killed during the crash. Mr. Steinke was transported to St. Rita’s Medical Center by American Township Rescue. Mr. Steinke was treated and released. Ms. Schulte will be taken to Lucas County for an autopsy.
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.
Investigation is continuing.