WARSAW — At 4:24 p.m. Monday, June 3, emergency Personnel were dispatched to CR 175 E, north of CR 75 N, for a two-vehicle collision. The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office, Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory, Warsaw Police Department and Lutheran EMS responded to the scene. Initial arriving units encountered heavy front end damage present on both vehicles.
The preliminary results of the investigation, conducted by the Kosciusko County Fatal Team, indicate that a 1998 Saturn driven by Redid Velazquez, 43 years old of Pierceton, was traveling southbound on CR 175 E, north of CR 75 N. The Saturn crossed the center line of the roadway, into the path of a northbound 2018 Kia Optima, driven by Sheena Norris, 36 years old of Warsaw.
Norris was transported to the hospital by Lutheran EMS. Velazquez was pronounced deceased of blunt force trauma at the scene, by the Kosciusko County Coroner’s Office. Officials attempted throughout the evening, into the morning hours of June 4, to locate Velazquez’s next of kin, but were unsuccessful.
This crash remains under investigation by the Kosciusko County Fatal Team.