Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated the following accidents:
9:13 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, EMS T8 Lane and East CR 500N, North Webster. Driver: Victor Morris, 18, Hoss Hill Road, North Webster. Morris advised that two deer ran into the road in front of his vehicle. Morris was unable to avoid the collision and struck both deer. Damages up to $5,000.
1:51 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, North SR 13, east of North Nash Drive, Syracuse. Drivers: Kellishandra Mendoza, 18, CR 46, New Paris; and Brenda Hill, 61, Henry Street, Milford. Hill told officers that Mendoza’s vehicle crossed the center line, entered into her lane of travel and struck her vehicle. Mendoza told the officer that both she and her passenger were looking down when the collision occurred and when they looked back up, Hill’s vehicle was right in front of them. Damages up to $25,000.
11:26 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, East CR 500N, east of North CR 700E, North Webster. Driver: David Masterson, 44, Herscher Drive, Warsaw. Masterson lost control of his vehicle on the snow-covered road. Masterson’s vehicle left the roadway and went through a fence, owned by Jan Lundy. Damages up to $2,500.
11:17 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, North CR 675E and East CR 500N, North Webster. Driver: Samatha Thorn, 29, Plam Drive, Syracuse. Thorn attempted to make a right-hand turn and lost control of her vehicle on the snow-covered road. Thorn’s vehicle drove off the road and struck a stop sign. Damages up to $10,000.
1:09 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, US 30, west of South CR 325E, Warsaw. Driver: Elizabeth Howard, 84, Main Street, Atwood. Witnesses told police that Howard pulled her vehicle into the westbound lanes of US 30, in front of a passenger car and a semi. Howard’s vehicle then entered a ditch and struck a fence. The police report noted that Howard was uncooperative with answering the officer’s questions and did not recall the crash. Howard was transported to Kosciusko Community Hospital to be evaluated. Damages up to $5,000.
Officers with the Mentone Police Department investigated the following accident:
4:59 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, SR 25 and SR 19, Mentone. Drivers: Stephanie Weaver, 30, Sycamore Street, Silver Lake; and Jonathan Lybarger, 30, CR 500S, Mentone. Weaver told officers that she didn’t see any vehicles approaching and crossed the intersection. Weaver’s vehicle then collided with Lybarger’s vehicle in the intersection. Damages up to $10,000.
Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accident:
6:55 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, US 30, west of Anchorage Road, Warsaw. Drivers: Joshua Wielochowski, 29, 18B Road, Tippecanoe; and Alejandra Cervantes, 28, Old Road 30, Warsaw. Wielochowski’s vehicle rear-ended Cervantes’ vehicle at the intersection. Damages up to $10,000.