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Paoli Man Killed In Fiery Car Wreck

Last updated on Monday, August 30, 2010

(ORLEANS, IN) - A Paoli man was killed in a car wreck on Saturday on Highway 37 between Orleans and Paoli.

59-year-old John M. Hobson died after another vehicle crossed the center line and struck Hobson's truck head-on.

19-year-old Tommaso Sneider was flown by helicopter following the collision.

Hobson's truck ignited causing an 18-year-old's car to catch on fire.

During the commotion of the wreck, a fourth vehicle, driven by 18-year-old Dara Thorlton swerved to avoid a collision and struck a rock embankment beside the highway.

57-year-old Sandra Hobson was a passenger in Hobson's pickup and was transported to Bloomington Hospital of Orange County for treatment.

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