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June 6, 2014

Police respond to several crashes

The following crashes occurred Thursday and Friday as reported by Elkhart County police:

• A 2009 Ford Fusion driven by Andrea Williams, 29, Elkhart, was northbound on C.R. 17 waiting to turn west onto C.R. 14. Williams turned left on a yellow light in front of a 1999 GMC Jimmy driven by Angela Schmidtendorff, 38, Elkhart. The GMC Jimmy went to the right and struck a 2002 Ford box truck driven by Donald Wentland, 34, Elkhart as it was waiting at the light. The crash occurred at 11:39 a.m. Williams was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for complaint of neck pain. No tickets were issued.

• A 2014 Ford Taurus driven by Julie Long, 42, Wakarusa, ran the stop sign at the intersection of C.R. 26 and C.R. 11 and collided with a 2010 Ford Ranger driven by Scott Corpe, 25, Goshen. The crash occurred at 2:33 p.m. and Corpe was transported to IU Health Goshen Hospital for complaint of hip pain. Long was ticketed for disregarding a stop sign.

• Debora Harmon, 53, Warsaw, became ill while driving a 2002 Chevrolet Trail Blazer at Ind. 15, north of U.S. 6. Her vehicle collided with the back of a 2008 Pontiac G6 driven by Bambi Lehman, 34, Milford, which pushed the front end into the back of a 2008 Nissan Rouge driven by Lisa Carpenter, 45, Bourbon. The collision occurred at 4:39 p.m. Lehman was transported to IU Health Goshen Hospital for treatment of pain to the head. No citations were issued.

• A 1998 Mack dump truck driven by Rick Brentlinger, 45, Edwardsburg, was westbound on Old U.S. 20, east of Riverview Manor Drive near Elkhart. A 2010 Chrysler Town and Country driven by Cheryl Morauski, 60, Elkhart, slowed to turn north and was rear ended by Brentlinger. The collision occurred at 11:49 a.m. She was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for compliant of head and neck pain. No tickets were issued at the scene.

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