By Lasca Randels
LEESBURG — At 5:21 p.m. Saturday, June 13, Plain Township Fire and Lutheran EMS were dispatched to a rollover accident at SR 15 and CR 600N, Leesburg.
Troy Johnson, 50, North Webster, was traveling eastbound on CR 600N in a 2005 GMC Envoy. Johnson disregarded the stop sign at SR 15 and was struck by a northbound silver 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer, driven by Daniele Dunithan, 39, Andrews.
A 2013 Kia Sportage, driven by Kathleen Goodyear, 67, Cromwell, was stopped facing westbound on CR 600N stopped at SR 15. Johnson’s Envoy spun and struck the front of Goodyear’s Sportage. Johnson, Dunithan and three minors in Dunithan’s vehicle, Jacob Wheeler, 12, Andrews; Serinity Miller, 17, Warsaw; and Shai Wheeler, 11, Andrews, were taken to the hospital by Lutheran EMS for minor injuries.
Alcohol is believed to be a factor.
Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the scene.