Updated Information On State Road 327 Crash
By: Sheila McCrea - Friday, March 31, 2023

ANGOLA, IN The Steuben County Sheriff's Department has released some updated information on the tragic accident that took place on Wednesday in Pleasant Lake Township.

After further investigation and examination of crash related evidence, it has been determined that 3 of the 4 occupants of the silver 2008 Ford Escape involved in Wednesday's fatal crash on State Road 327, were wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Authorities say the fatal victim, 16 year old Nitika Smith, was one of the 3 seatbelted occupants.

The crash still remains under investigation by the Sheriff's Office with the assistance of the Angola Police Department.


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