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May 22, 2013

Police news for May 22, 2013

Several people were hurt in recent motor vehicle crashes responded to by local police:

• Two people were injured in a single-car crash Saturday on U.S. 6, east of C.R. 43. The crash occurred at 4:22 p.m. According to Elkhart County police, a 2003 Chevy Cavalier driven by Sean D. Hershberger, 20, Syracuse, struck a Northern Indiana Public Service Co. utility pole after the driver fell asleep. Hershberger woke up just before the car struck the pole, police said.

Two passengers were injured. Dustin M. Myers, 23, Pierceton, had a broken left femur as a result of the crash and Braska S. Cartwright, 20, Pierceton, suffered a left ankle injury, neck and back pain and right leg bruising.

• A two-vehicle collision at U.S. 6 and Ind. 13 injured two people around 11:45 a.m. Tuesday.

Elkhart County police said a 2002 Town & Country driven by Jose L. Luna Jr., 30, Ligonier, collided with a 2008 Freightliner driven by Kenneth Thomas, 41, St. Jones, Mich.

Luna had a minor cut on his left arm as a result of the crash. A passenger in the Luna vehicle, Rosa Lopez, 61, Ligonier, had a minor cut on her chin. Both refused medical treatment.

Police said Luna was cited for disregarding a stop sign and driving while never receiving a driver’s license.

• A two-vehicle crash injured two people shortly before 2 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Third Street in Goshen.

Goshen police said a 2003 Dodge Neon driven by Cassandra Cook, 20, Goshen, collided with a 2009 Yamaha Scooter operated by Alexandra Garman, 18, Goshen. Garman suffered a head injury, according to police, and a passenger on the scooter, Chelsea Rodriguez, 19, Goshen, suffered pain to her entire body.

Police were told that Garman was unconscious and having a seizure prior to the arrival of emergency personnel. According to police who questioned her after the collision, Garman had no knowledge of being involved in a crash.

• Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash around 7:35 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Plymouth Avenue and 15th Street in Goshen.

Goshen police said a 1994 Saturn SL driven by Logan Swartzendruber, 16, Goshen, collided with a 2006 Dodge Ram pickup truck driven by Zechariah W. Farmwald, 19, Goshen.

Two passengers in the Swartzendruber vehicle were hurt in the collision. Madison Swartzendruber, 13, Goshen, suffered neck pain and Michaela Swartzendruber, 10, Goshen, had abdominal pain.

• A mo-ped rider was hurt in a crash around 1:47 a.m. Saturday in the area of Ind. 15 and Kenwood Place in Goshen.

Goshen police said Roger B. McCormick, 47, Goshen, was riding a mo-ped that struck a curb and crashed. McCormick suffered head pain and was transported to IU Health Goshen Hospital.

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