You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Police and fire

  • 2 hurt in US 6 crash
    Two people were taken to Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne after a 72-year-old driver fell asleep at the wheel, the Noble County Sheriff’s Department said today.
  • 9 arrested in Warsaw drug raid
    Warsaw Police arrested seven adults and two juveniles during a drug raid Saturday that has put “significant drug suppliers in Kosciusko County” behind bars on preliminary charges.
  • Fugitive gets friend in trouble
    A wanted man’s hiding spot in the trunk of a car not only failed to keep him out of police sight – and ultimately jail – but it’s now got his lady friend in trouble as well.
Advertisement
Courtesy Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department
A preliminary investigation indicates that Logan was crossing the street and that the truck driver attempted to brake and swerve before striking the boy.

4-year-old struck, killed by truck

A northeast Indiana 4-year-old crossing the street was struck and killed Wednesday by a flatbed truck.

Kosciusko County crash investigators were called at 1:42 p.m. to Sand’s Mini-Mart on Indiana 15 in Silver Lake. When they arrived, they found the body of Logan R. Heeter, 4, of Claypool, in the road.

Kosciusko County Coroner Michael Wilson said the cause of death was blunt force trauma.

A preliminary investigation indicates that Logan was crossing the street from the west side and that Travis A. Woodcock, 25, of Louisville, Kentucky, was driving south and attempted to brake and swerve before striking the boy, according to a statement issued by FACT investigators.

The Silver Lake Police Department, Silver Lake Fire Department, Life-Med EMS and the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department assisted at the scene.

Advertisement