Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated the following accidents:
- 3:41 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, West CR 1350N, east of North CR 700W, Nappanee. Driver: Carson B. Shireman, 22, East 12th B. Road, Argos. Shireman was traveling east on West CR 1350N when several deer entered the roadway. This caused Shireman’s vehicle to leave the roadway and hit a Nipsco utility pole. No injuries were reported in the accident. Damage up to $25,000.
- 7:24 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11, East CR 750N, west of EMS T34 Lane, Leesburg. Driver: Rachel R. Watkins, 38, North Dovewood Trail, Warsaw. Watkins was traveling west on East CR 750N when a deer entered the roadway. Damage up to $10,000.
Officers with the Silver Lake Police Department investigated the following accidents:
- 2:57 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, South Jefferson Street, south of East Sycamore Street, Silver Lake. Drivers: Nancy K. England, 81, Bouse Drive, Silver Lake; and Janette L. Kauffman, 52, West New Castle Road, Frankfort. England was backing her vehicle from a parking space when she hit Kauffman’s vehicle, which was traveling north on South Jefferson Street. No injuries were reported in the accident. Damage up to $10,000.
- 6:17 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, East SR 14, west of South CR 100E, Silver Lake. Driver: Scott J. Finney, 46, South CR 1075E, Akron. Finney was traveling west on SR 14 when deer entered the roadway. Damage up to $10,000.
Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accident:
- 5:01 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, 324 S. High St., Warsaw. Driver: Corey F. Rangel, 34, Haines Street, Dowagiac, Mich. Haines said he was traveling west on East Winona Avenue and said he was upset and did not want to wait for traffic. He then began driving in the center turn lane on East Winona Avenue while passing vehicles. Rangel told officers he was driving approximately 80 mph when he he went over the railroad tracks and lost control of his vehicle. While attempting to correct his vehicle, Rangel’s vehicle hit the curb in front of 321 S. High St., also hitting a fire hydrant. His vehicle then continued into the yard in front of 321 S. High St. and launched into the air, entering a house at 324 S. High St. Rangel was checked by medics but refused treatment. Robert and Sally Lamirand, the owners of the residence, were both inside when the crash occurred. Robert was in the basement and Sally was in the room next to the room where Rangel’s vehicle entered. The Lamirands were not injured in the accident. Damage up to $100,000.