Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents:
3:22 a.m. Sunday, April 19, West SR 14, west of South Bouse Drive, Silver Lake. Driver: Trevor L. Pace, 26, South Julia Street, Claypool. Pace suffered internal head injuries and was taken to Kosciusko Community Hospital. Police report Pace’s vehicle was westbound when it went off the right side of the road for an unknown reason. Pace, who was found concealed in the weeds, told police he swerved to miss a deer, went off the road, then over corrected the vehicle causing it to cross the road again. Once off the road, the vehicle hit a utility pole with the passenger side rear door and rolled over onto its top. He stated he was the only occupant of the vehicle. He also admitted to consuming alcohol. Damage up to $25,000.
9 a.m. Friday, April 17, South CR 700E and north of East CR 850S, Sidney. Driver: James E. Prater. 38, East CR 900S, South Whitley. Hit deer. Damage up to $5,000.
Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accident:
3:38 p.m. Sunday, April 19, East Arthur Street and North Park Avenue, Warsaw. Drivers: Belinda A. Rainwater, 69, North Grant Street, Warsaw, and Dustin J. Strong, 21, South 30W, Wolcottville. Rainwater failed to see the Strong vehicle when turning onto North Park Avenue. Damage up to $10,000.