Child killed, woman injured in Elkhart County crash
ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. - A crash in Elkhart County involving an SUV and a semi killed a four-year-old and injured a woman Friday morning.
According to police, the woman was driving on State Road 119, near County Road 40 around 7:15 a.m. with a four-year-old and one-year-old in the vehicle. Investigators say she pulled in front of a semi and was hit.
Sadly, the four-year old died at the scene. The woman, a 26-year-old from Nappanee, was flown to a Fort Wayne hospital. The one-year-old appeared to be okay but was taken to the hospital as a precaution. The driver of the semi wasn't hurt.
Roads near the crash are closed to traffic as of 10 a.m.
The Elkhart County Sheriff's crash investigation team is now investigating.