WBIW.com News - state

Brought to you by WBIW News and Network Indiana

3 Dead After Crash Involving Van And Combine

Last updated on Thursday, November 1, 2012

(TIPPECANOE COUNTY) - State Road 25 is back open after a fatal crash involving a van and a combine in Tippecanoe County.

WLFI reports, Indiana State Police confirmed three people were killed in the collision.

It happened around 5 Wednesday evening near the intersection of State Road 25 and County Road 800 South.

Witnesses told investigators the combine was headed down 800 South but didn't come to a complete stop at 25. Authorities said the driver of the combine didn't see the van as he crossed the road.

Three people in the van were killed and three others sent to the hospital. The driver of the combine was not injured.

Deputies said drugs or alcohol are not believed to be factors, but toxicology results are pending. No citations have been issued, but the crash remains under investigation.

1340 AM WBIW welcomes comments and suggestions by calling 812.277.1340 during normal business hours or by email at comments@wbiw.com

© Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Click here to go back to previous page