Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents:
3:44 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, US 30 and East CR 200N, Warsaw. Douglas E. Nusbaum, 63, CR 59, Spencerville. Nusbaum was transported to Kosciusko Community Hospital for an unknown medical condition. Nusbaum suffered a medical episode, causing his vehicle to veer from the left lane, across the right lane and off the roadway, going off the road. Damage up to $2,500.
11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, West CR 500S, east of South SR 19, Mentone. Driver: Jordan A. Shafer, 18, West 18th Street, Rochester. Shafer died from head injuries. A passenger Cole A. Dowd, 19, North CR 900E, Mentone, suffered internal chest injuries. He was taken to an area hospital. Shafter’s vehicle went off the road, he over corrected the vehicle, causing it to go off the opposite side of the road, hitting an embankment and rolling. the driver and front passenger both were ejected from the vehicle. Damage up to $10,000.
Officers with the Milford Police Department investigated the following accident:
4:45 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, South Higbee Street and West Section Street, Milford. Drivers: Brooke C. Pauwels, 17, East Dove Lane, Milford, and Charles Vansickle, 64, North Schoenherr, Custer, Mich. Julie Vansickle, a passenger in the Charles Vansickle vehicle, complained of pain due to air bag deployment. She was checked by Lutheran EMS Kosciusko. Pauwels entered the intersection hitting the Vansickle vehicle. Damage up to $10,000.
Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents:
6:42 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, East Prairie Street, east of South Indiana Street, Warsaw. Drivers: Richard K. Millbern, 23, Park Avenue, Winona Lake, and Johnathan P. Doll, 28, South Lake Street, Warsaw. Millbern’s view was obstructed by parked vehicles driving his vehicle out in front of the Doll vehicle. Damage up to $10,000.
3:41 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, North Harrison Street and East Sheridan Street, Warsaw. Driver: Anton T. Sullivan. Sullivan suffered abrasions to the lower arm. He refused treatment. Sullivan was operating a moped when his hat flew off. He took his eyes off the road to grab for his hat when he looked back he was heading for a concrete post. Damage up to $2,500.