By Tim Ashley
ELKHART COUNTY — Multiple agencies responded to a truck crashing into a tree next to a soybean field, claiming the life of the juvenile driver, on the Elkhart County side of County Line Road, east of CR 137 and east of Syracuse. The call came in at 3:01 p.m. today, Thursday, Aug. 20.
According to a spokesman with the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office, a black Chevrolet Z74 truck driven by a juvenile with one passenger was apparently headed east on County Line Road when the crash occurred. The passenger was transported to Goshen Hospital with minor injuries.
No further details are available at this time.
Responding to the scene were the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office, Benton Township Fire Department, Turkey Creek Fire Department, Syracuse Police Department and the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office.