Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated the following accidents:
12:22 p.m. Saturday, July 27, US 30 and Commerce Drive, Warsaw. Drivers: Raul P. Aguirre, 26, Anchorage Road, Warsaw; Leslie A. Carter, 45, Orange Street, Cromwell; and Angie L. Cunningham, 43, Greene Drive, Warsaw. Aguirre’s vehicle rear-ended Carter’s vehicle, pushing Carter’s vehicle into Cunningham’s vehicle. Damage up to $10,000.
1:51 p.m. Friday, July 26, SR 13, north of East Waco Drive, Syracuse. Driver: Joshua E. Ratliff, 33, East CR 650N, North Webster. Ratliff was traveling south on SR 13. A vehicle was stopped on the west side of the road facing south on SR 13. Ben Fisher, 29, Second Street, Plymouth, was retrieving construction signs on the site of the road. Ratliff’s vehicle struck Fisher, knocking him to the ground. A passenger in the parked vehicle, Laura M. McCollister, 40, Catalpa Avenue, South Bend, stated she was with Fisher and that the two had been picking up construction signs. Ratliff was taken to Kosciusko Community Hospital for a blood draw. McCollister complained of pain in her leg and was checked out by medics. Fisher was pronounced dead at the scene. Damage up to $25,000.
12:11 p.m. Friday, July 26, East Wawasee Drive, south of East CR 1250N, Syracuse. Drivers: Susan A. Richcreek, 69, EMS W25 Lane, North Webster; and Jeffrey D. Anglemyer, 31, Backwater Road, North Webster. Richcreek said she was stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of Wawasee Drive. She said she was not familiar with the area and did not realize that the north/south traffic did not have to stop. Richcreek pulled into the intersection and her vehicle struck Anglemyer’s vehicle. Damage up to $10,000.
Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accident:
9:42 p.m. Monday, July 29, Ranch Road, north of Fawley Street, Warsaw. Driver: Jamie J. West, 40, Sycamore Street, North Manchester. West’s vehicle struck a deer. Damage up to $10,000.