One killed in Wells County crash

(Supplied/Wells County Sheriff)

WELLS COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): A 61-year-old is dead after a crash involving two vehicles and a deer this morning.

The Wells County Sheriff’s Office says this morning at 6:46am, a Huntington County man was headed westbound on State Road 124 near the Rock Creek Bridge when his vehicle hit a deer. The animal was launched into the air and landed on an eastbound vehicle, driven by a West Lafayette man.

The driver of the second vehicle suffered facial injuries, while his passenger, 61-year-old Bentura Loya of West Lafayette, was pronounced dead at the scene.


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