Deadly morning in Elkhart County
Posted: Jul 7, 2012 9:59 PM EST | Updated: Nov 6, 2014 3:43 AM EST
ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. -- It was a deadly morning in Elkhart County.
Three people were killed in three separate car accidents.
The first happened right before 4 a.m. on Old U.S. 20.
A driver hit a car that was parked in a driveway, then ran into a tree. Police will release the victim's name once they identify the driver.
The second fatal crash happened in Bristol just before 5 a.m. when 22-year-old Jared Ley was killed when he veered off the road.
He went into a ditch, hit a tree stump, crashed into a mailbox, and then was ejected.
And, the third accident Saturday morning took the life of Steven Eigsti.
He was in the passenger seat when the car he was riding in hit a tree and then slid into a ditch just south of Goshen.
Eigsti was trapped inside and had to be extracted. He was 21-years-old.