Pedestrian injured in crash on CR300 E

Photo courtesy Kosciusko County Sheriff\'s Office

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. -- A pedestrian was injured when he was struck by a vehicle while walking along CR 300 E Wednesday afternoon, according to the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies, fire and EMS were called to CR 300 E, south of Defreese Road around 1:30 p.m.

Deputies say the driver of a Pontiac was traveling southbound on CR300 E when he approached two men who were walking southbound on the west side of the road, in the path of the Pontiac.

The vehicle struck James Roder, 33, of Warsaw.

Roder was taken by Lutheran Air Ambulance to a hospital in Fort Wayne for chest injuries.

The crash is under investigation.

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