Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents:
2:49 a.m. Friday, Aug. 11, South Packerton Road, south of East CR 400S, Warsaw. Driver: Brent T. Riley, 27, East SR 14, Claypool. Riley suffered fatal injuries. Riley’s vehicle left the roadway and collided with a ditch/embankment, and a tree overturning onto it’s top coming to rest south of a residence. Damage up to $25,000.
12:40 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, West Shutt Avenue, Silver Lake. Driver: David L. Tackett, 58, South County Farm Road, Warsaw. Tackett was turning off School Avenue onto Shutt Avenue and because the road narrowed, he went off the road. Upon backing his vehicle struck a parked vehicle registered to Michael E. O’Brien, West Shutt Avenue, Silver Lake. Damage up to $1,000.
6:39 a.m. Thursday, Aug 10, West SR 14, west of South CR 450W, Silver Lake. Driver: Leanna M. Bell, 44, West CR 1200S, Silver Lake. Deer hit Bell’s vehicle. Damage up to $5,000.
5:03 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, EMS T25 Lane and EMS T25B Lane, Leesburg. Drivers: Spencer T. Shilling, 56, East CR 300S, Warsaw, and Jorja J. Peterson, 68, Woodhaven Trail, Kokomo. Shilling backed out of a private drive and hit the Peterson vehicle as it went by. Damage up to $10,000.
Officers with the Syracuse Police Department investigated the following accident:
11:46 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8. North Indiana Avenue, Syracuse. Drivers: Dawn E. Randall, 62, EMS B28A Lane, Pierceton, and Jeffrey L. Brookbank, 63, North Lung Lane, Syracuse. Randall pulled out of the parking lot of the doctor’s office and started to pull down the private drive when she stopped and decided to go to the Goodwill drop box. She put her vehicle in reverse and backed up hitting Brookbank’s vehicle. Damage up to $5,000.
Officers with the North Webster Police Department investigated the following accident:
8:16 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, North SR 13 and East Epworth Forest Road, North Webster. Drivers: John C. Bradley, 65, West CR 275S, Albion, and Gabriel C. Sidwell, 16, North CR 620E, Syracuse. Injured: Bradley suffered an abrasion to the knee/lower leg/foot. Sidwell sustained a fracture/dislocation to the abdomen/pelvis area. Both were transported to an area hospital. Bradley disregarded the traffic light and struck the Sidwell vehicle. Bradley was cited for driving while suspended. Damage up to $10,000.
Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents:
9:50 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, Walton Boulevard, Warsaw. Drivers: Kip L. Chamberlin, 37, East Centennial Street, Nappanee, and Donald Cole, 73, Mariner Lane, Rotona West, Fla. Chamberlin’s vehicle struck Cole’s vehicle as Cole was making a right turn. Damage up to $5,000.
2:24 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, South Lake Street and West Jefferson Street, Warsaw. Driver: Monique E. Rodriquez, 27, Arlington Ave., Riverside, Calif. Rodriquez drove her vehicle onto the railroad tracks. She was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Damage up to $2,500.
2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, South Buffalo Street, Warsaw. Parked vehicle registered to Karen S Kaser, East Autumn Trail, Warsaw. Kaser’s vehicle was in the parking lot of Expression Hair Salon when it was struck by an unknown vehicle. Damage up to $10,000.