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Police and firefighters work the scene following a collision involving a combine and a van Wednesday at the intersection of Indiana 25 and County Road 800 South near West Point, Ind. Three people died at the scene. Three more people were taken to area hospitals with serious injuries. The Journal & Courier | John Terhune

Crash with combine kills 3

ODELL, Ind. – Authorities say the three people killed in a grisly combine-minivan crash were a western Indiana couple and their 15-year-old daughter.

The Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Department told the Journal and Courier and The Indianapolis Star on Thursday that the couple’s two other daughters and a friend also were injured.

Officers said 62-year-old Daniel Fox of Attica, 40-year-old Stacy Fox and their 15-year-old daughter Demara Fox died in the crash.

Police said two other daughters, 17-year-old Demetria and 13-year-old Dakota Fox, were hospitalized at Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis. Family friend 18-year-old Margaret Carpenter of Attica was being treated at a Lafayette hospital.

Police said the combine’s driver failed to stop at the intersection of Indiana 25 and a county road about 10 miles southwest of Lafayette.

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