Van Buren teen killed in crash

HUNTINGTON COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): A Van Buren teen died in a two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon.

Payton Boucher, 17, was driving north on County Road 600 West at around 4 p.m. when they failed to stop at a stop sign according to the Journal Gazette.

Brett Godfrey, 55, of Huntington, was driving east on Indiana 218 when Boucher slammed into the back passenger side of Godfrey’s semi truck. Boucher’s vehicle caught on fire, and they were pronounced dead at the scene.

Boucher’s death was ruled an accident. Godfrey was not hurt.

The crash remains under investigation.


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