CARROLL COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) - Two teenagers were killed in a crash in Carroll County.
Sheriff Tony Burns says it happened around 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. 421 and CR 300 South near Radnor, about 6 miles south of Delphi. Witnesses tell deputies a car heading east on 300 didn't fully stop at the 421 intersection and was hit by a semi heading north.
Investigators say Christopher Mummert, 17, of Cutler, was driving the car and and Hunter Walker, 14, of Flora, was riding as a passenger. It is believed neither teen was wearing a seat belt.
The driver of the semi, Sukhminder Karda, 48, of Ontario, Canada, was treated and released at the scene. He will not be cited.
As of 11:00 p.m., U.S. 421 remains closed while crews repair downed power lines and remove the semi from the scene.
Burns says to avoid crashes like this one, it's crucial that all drivers pay attention out on the roads.
"We may never know why they ran the stop sign. But I still see people, even though it's against the law, texting and driving. We still see it and it is against the law. We will write tickets to it, but so many people now are just driving so distracted," said Burns.
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