gradient
goingon
TODAY IS Tuesday January 23rd



Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash
Monday Nov 13, 2017 2:40pm
700 South & State Road 5 • LaGrange, IN

By: Sheila McCrea

Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash
By Sheila McCrea

A two vehicle crash on Friday has left a Lionier man dead.

The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department say that Robert Lee Trowbridge, age 84 of Ligonier, was traveling west on 700 South at the intersection of State Road 5 in his vehicle when he failed to yield the right of way. His vehicle then collided with a Freightliner semi and trailer driven by Jose Miguel Cruz, age 45 of Angola, who was traveling north State Road 5.

As a result, Mr. Trowbridge died from blunt force trauma from the impact of the crash. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

Cruz was not injurred and was reported as wearing his seatbelt.

The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department say that at this time no charges will be filed; however, the accidents investigation is still ongoing.

The accident happened just after noon on Friday.

Assisting the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department at the scene was the Topeka Fire Rescue, Topeka Police Department, Parkview LaGrange Ambulance, and the LaGrange County Coroner’s Office.

(01-23-2018) • Northwest Ohio Man Faces an Enticement Charge
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Defiance, OH
(01-23-2018) • Rockey Will Not Serve On Montpelier Council
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Montpelier, OH
(01-23-2018) • Bomb Squad Neutralized Device Near Goshen
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Goshen, IN
(01-23-2018) • Personal Injury Accident Tuesday Morning
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Fremont Elementary School • Fremont, IN
(01-23-2018) • Angola BZA Approves Residential Variance & Has Elects Officers
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola Board of Zoning & Appeals • Angola, IN
(01-23-2018) • Two Arrested On Drug Charges
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Colon Township • Colon, MI
(01-23-2018) • Monday Morning Fire Destroys Structure
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sprott Street • Auburn, IN
(01-23-2018) • Starship Performing April 13 Concert at Trine
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Trine University - T. Furth Center - 500 West Maumee Street • Angola, IN
(01-22-2018) • Deadly Crash Involving Semi
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Delta, OH
(01-22-2018) • Children Treated For Exhaust Fumes
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Fawn River Township • Sturgis, MI
(01-22-2018) • Recall Effort Started Against Kimball
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Coldwater, MI
(01-22-2018) • Single Vehicle Crash Leaves One Person Dead
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: West Unity, OH
(01-22-2018) • Suspect Arrest After Stabbing Incident
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: St. Joe, Indiana
(01-22-2018) • Indiana Silver Alert for Granager, IN Woman
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Granger, IN - St. Joseph County
(01-22-2018) • Bronson's Harris Nominated for "LifeChanger" of the Year Award
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Ryan Elementary School • Bronson, MI
(01-20-2018) • LaGrange County Redevelopment Commission Share Plans
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(01-20-2018) • Coldwater Man Waives Preliminary Hearing On CSC Charges
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Coldwater, MI
(01-20-2018) • Bronson Schools Inducts New Hall Of Fame Members
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Bronson Community Schools • Bronson, MI
(01-20-2018) • Governor Holcomb in Steuben County Friday
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Helmer, IN
(01-19-2018) • Public Informational Meeting for Steuben County Judicial Center
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Steuben County Community Center • Angola, IN
(01-19-2018) • Drug Bust on Indiana Toll Road
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Van Buren Township • LaGrange, IN
(01-19-2018) • Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio Sets Bed Numbers
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio • Stryker, OH
(01-19-2018) • Pepple Steps Down from BPA Board
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Bryan Board of Public Affairs • Bryan, OH
(01-19-2018) • Cameron Medical Staff Has A New Leadership
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Cameron Hospital, 416 E. Maumee Street • Angola, IN
(01-19-2018) • Theft and Drug Bust
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(01-19-2018) • Airports Gain Connections
(01-19-2018) • Steuben County in Final Phase of Bike Trail
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(01-18-2018) • Missing Teen from Northeast Indiana
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Albion, IN
(01-18-2018) • Trine Adds 3 to Alumni and Development
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Trine University • Angola, IN
(01-18-2018) • LaGrange County EDC CEO & President has Left
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation • LaGrange, IN
(01-18-2018) • Area Woman Dies From Flu
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Bryan, OH
(01-18-2018) • Three LaGrange County Bridges Will Get a Facelift
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(01-17-2018) • Area Volunteers, Donations Bring Chair Lift to CCH
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Christian Campus House, Trine University • Angola, IN
(01-17-2018) • Prairie Heights School Board
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Prairie Heights Community Schools • LaGrange, IN
(01-17-2018) • Car Crash Knocks Down Power Lines
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Quincy Township • Quincy, MI
(01-17-2018) • Car Crash Knocks Down Power Lines
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Quincy Township • Quincy, MI
(01-17-2018) • MSD of Steuben County Elects New Leadership
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN





Contact WBET
BUSINESS260/665-9554
REQUESTS260/668-HITS
wlki@wlki.com


businesses