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February 27, 2014

POLICE NEWS FOR FEB. 27, 2014: Driver hurt in car, bus crash

The Goshen News

A two-vehicle crash involving a Middlebury Community Schools bus injured a driver Wednesday morning east of Goshen.

The mishap occurred at 8:10 a.m. at the intersection of C.R.s 36 and 33. Elkhart County police said Ada Miller, 25, Goshen, was driving north on C.R. 33 in a 2001 Ford Taurus. Police said Miller was driving too fast for weather conditions and couldn’t stop at the C.R. 36 stop sign. The vehicle slid into the intersection and collided with an eastbound 2002 Freightliner school bus driven by Rae Rolston, 56, Middlebury. Police said Rolston had the right of way and could not avoid the collision.

Miller suffered back and head pain and was transported to IU Health Goshen Hospital for treatment.

No students were on the bus at the time of the collision, school officials reported.

Crash reports

• A one-vehicle crash south of Goshen Tuesday injured an Osceola man.

The mishap occurred around 2:45 p.m. at the intersection of C.R.s 31 and 52. Elkhart County police said Joseph Blair, 48, Osceola, was driving south in a 1999 Ford Explorer. The vehicle went off the road and struck a street sign.

Blair suffered minor pain to his head as result of the crash and was disoriented. He was transported to IU Health Goshen Hospital for treatment.

Police said Blair was cited for disregarding a stop sign.

Theft/burglary reports

• Jose L. Gomez, 19498 C.R. 38, Apt. 4C, Goshen, reported a burglary to Elkhart County police. He said that sometime between noon Friday and 1:54 p.m. Monday, someone broke in through the front door of his home and took cash from a jacket hanging in the closet.

• Daniel Oplinger of Goshen told Elkhart County police Monday he found out that someone was using his personal information. Oplinger made the discovery when he attempted to file his tax return.

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