Steven Eigsti, 21, of Warsaw was a passenger in a truck pulling a travel trailer headed south on SR 15 just south of New Paris. The truck, driven by Brandon Eigsti, 25, ran off the road just south of CR 50, hitting a tree and sliding into a ditch.
Police needed to pull Steven Eigsti from the vehicle, and pronounced him dead at the scene. Police stated Brandon was wearing a seat belt while Steven was not. Brandon suffered just a nose bleed and bruises.
Elkhart County police are investigating the accident.