Fatal crash

A 4-year-old child was killed in a two-vehicle crash at Ind. 119 and C.R. 40, near Goshen, at 7:16 a.m. Friday.

According to Elkhart County Ptl. Dustin Sahlhoff, killed in the crash was Reece Doering, a passenger in a 2013 Jeep Cherokee driven by Sierra Doering, 26, of Nappanee. Also in the vehicle was 23-month-old Graham Doering.

Sahlhoff reported that the Jeep was eastbound on C.R. 40 and when it entered the Ind. 119 intersection, it pulled into the path of a 2007 Kenworth semitractor-trailer. The semi was driven by Richard Miller, 60, New Paris, and was southwestbound on Ind. 119.

Sierra Doering suffered back injuries and was airlifted by Samaritan helicopter to a Fort Wayne hospital. Graham Doering was taken to Elkhart General Hospital with no injuries, to be checked out.

Miller was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation.

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