Officers from the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated the following accident:
5:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, North CR 800W, south of West CR 400N, Warsaw. Driver: Mary K. McConnell, 59, East High Street, Etna Green. McConnell told police she was driving her vehicle northbound on CR 800W when a deer entered the roadway. She told police she was unable to avoid hitting the deer with her vehicle. Damage up to $5,000.
Officers from the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents:
6:04 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, East Center Street, Warsaw. Driver: Ashley N. Wolf, 22, East Center Street, Warsaw. Wolf told police she was backing her vehilce out of a parking spot and did not see a parked vehicle behind her vehicle, causing her to back her vehicle into the parked vehicle. Damage up to $5,000.
1:46 p.m. Monday, June 10, Husky Trail and Northpointe Drive, Warsaw. Driver: Raven L. Loubert, 24, 19th Road, Tippecanoe. According to the police report, Loubert was in her vehicle facing east on Northpointe Drive, waiting to make a left turn onto Husky Trail. As she made the turn, she struck eight-year-old Gidieon Cook, Rattington Circle, Warsaw. Witnesses told police the safety lights at the intersection were activated. Another witness told police she saw the boy dart into traffic in front of the vehicle that preceded Loubert’s vehicle, return to the curb and then dart again into the street, where he was struck by Loubert’s vehicle. Cook was taken to Parkview Whitley Hospital in Columbia City where he died from his injuries. Damage to Loubert’s vehicle less than $750.
Officers from the Winona Lake Police Department investigated the following accident:
4:04 p.m. Monday, June 10, Argonne Road and King’s Highway, Winona Lake. Drivers: Shirley A. Russell, 71, West McClure Drive, Silver Lake; Clive J. Scott, 64, East Prestwick Road, Winona Lake. Russell told police she was driving her vehicle when she noticed traffic had stopped in front of her but was not able to stop her vehicle in time to avoid a rear-end collision with the vehicle driven by Scott. Damage up to $2,500.