Man dies following head-on crash on C.R. 26

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. – A man has died following a crash along C.R. 26 Tuesday afternoon, the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office announced.

Deputies were called to the area of C.R. 26 and C.R. 7 at 2:07 p.m. for the two-vehicle crash.

According to the investigation, a 2019 Ford Fusion was traveling west on C.R. 26 when it crossed the center line and hit an eastbound 2019 Mack head-on.

The driver of the Fusion, identified as 70-year-old James Wakeland of Elkhart, died from his injuries at the scene.

The driver of the Mack was not injured.

The crash is under investigation.

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