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One Killed, One Seriously Injured In Crash With Police Car
Updated May 14, 2018 6:54 AM
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(MARION) - Authorities say a teenager was killed and another was badly injured when their car collided with a police cruiser in a northeastern Indiana city.

The crash happened late Friday in downtown Marion. Police say the car with the two 18-year-old women inside went through a red light and pulled into the path of the police car that had its lights and sirens activated while going to assist another officer with a traffic stop involving narcotics.

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Payton Rogers

State police say driver Payton Rogers of Marion died at the scene and passenger Baleeve Gregory of Marion was flown by helicopter to a Fort Wayne hospital with head injuries.

Rogers was set to graduate from Marion High School on Sunday, May 20.

The police car left the street and crashed into a building, but officials say the officer was treated at a hospital and released.



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