Twelve-year-old Skyler Spore was found dead Saturday inside a residence at 202 W. Washington Street in Syracuse. An autopsy was conducted by the Kosciusko County coroner’s office through the Northeast Forensic Center in Fort Wayne. The cause of death for Skyler is pending toxicology tests but appears to be consistent with carbon monoxide poisoning.
While the death is consistent with carbon monoxide poisoning, a final determination will be made after toxicology test are completed in a few weeks. The investigation into all circumstances regarding the death is till ongoing. The use of the gas powered generators appears to be the primary source of the carbon monoxide poisoning.
A final cause and manner of death will be released by the Kosciusko County coroner’s office when all test results are provided to them.
Driver injured in three-vehicle crash
According to Goshen police, Robin D. Kilgore, 44, Elkhart, was driving a 1998 Dodge Durango on U.S. 33 near Sixth Street in Goshen and momentarily looked away. When he looked back, his vehicle collided with the rear end of a 2005 Lexus ES330 driven by Dwight Clinton, 60, Fishers. The force of the collision pushed the front of the Lexus into the rear end of a 2007 Honda Accord driven by Sarah R. Noah, 27, Goshen. Clinton complained of head pain.
Elkhart man injured
A 2014 Harley Davidson 883 Sportster driven by Logen T. Norment, 18, Elkhart, drove left of center for an unknown reason on C.R. 13, north of C.R. 24 near Elkhart. His motorcycle collided with a 2007 Chrysler 300 driven by Gavin E. Longbrake, 19, Elkhart. The incident occurred at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. According to Elkhart County police, Norment was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for complaint of leg and neck pain. He was ticketed for driving left of center.
• Blanca Rios Cardona, 269 Woodridge Court, Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole her mo-ped at 12:40 a.m. Tuesday and it was later recovered.