One person killed in crash on Beech Road

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind.—St. Joseph County police confirmed that one person died in a crash on Tuesday evening on Beech Road.

Officers say a pickup truck left the road and rolled over several times around 8 p.m. on the 6300 block of Beech Road.

According to police, the driver, a 24-year-old male from Wakarusa, was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene.

The St. Joseph County Coroner’s Office confirmed that the preliminary cause of death is blunt force trauma from the crash.

Police also said that Beech Road was covered in ice at the time of the crash and early indications show that speed and weather conditions may have been factors in the crash.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released, pending family notification. 

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