One dead, 2 injured in crash on U.S. 52

Generic Ambulance 01
Generic Ambulance 01

One person is dead and two others injured after an early morning crash in Montmorenci Saturday.

Posted: Aug 26, 2018 1:55 PM
Updated: Aug 26, 2018 2:10 PM

MONTMORENCI, Ind. (WLFI) — One person is dead and two others injured after an early morning crash in Montmorenci Saturday.

The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office said it happened just after 6 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. 231 and U.S 52.

Deputies said Clayton Watson from Monticello was headed south on 231 when he failed to yield. Joseph McIntyre was traveling east on  52 when the two vehicles collided.

Clayton Watson's passenger, Sharon Watson was taken to a local hospital with critical injuries where she later died. Clayton Watson and McIntyre sustained minor injuries. Deputies said everyone had seat belts on.

At this time deputies do not believe drugs or alcohol to be factors in the crash, however results are pending.

As we reported last week, INDOT is adding new traffic lights at the intersection. They replace the flashing yellow lights. A spokesperson said they are scheduled to turn on this coming week. There has now been five crashes at the intersection this year. 

West Lafayette
Clear
65° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 65°
Kokomo
Few Clouds
63° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 63°
Rensselaer
Broken Clouds
61° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 61°
Fowler
Broken Clouds
61° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 61°
Williamsport
Clear
65° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 65°
Crawfordsville
Clear
61° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 61°
Frankfort
Overcast
64° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 64°
Delphi
Clear
61° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 61°
Monticello
Clear
61° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 61°
Logansport
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 63°
Some more showers & storms ahead.
WLFI Radar
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 67122

Reported Deaths: 2971
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Marion14578718
Lake6994269
Elkhart456676
Allen3557157
St. Joseph307179
Hamilton2446104
Cass17439
Hendricks1731105
Vanderburgh167912
Johnson1631118
Porter114439
Tippecanoe108511
Clark106245
Madison83364
LaPorte81829
Kosciusko81412
Howard79864
Marshall73922
Bartholomew72747
Monroe67430
Floyd66544
Delaware62852
Boone62646
Noble62428
Dubois61612
Hancock60837
Jackson5474
LaGrange53910
Shelby50826
Grant49629
Warrick48830
Dearborn45628
Vigo45410
Morgan41232
Henry35818
Clinton3493
White34410
Montgomery33621
Lawrence32527
Wayne3139
Decatur31032
Harrison28222
Miami2562
Scott24410
Daviess24019
Greene23534
Putnam2178
DeKalb2144
Jennings20812
Jasper1992
Franklin19710
Gibson1963
Steuben1953
Ripley1867
Perry17012
Orange16124
Starke1617
Wabash1553
Posey1540
Fayette1507
Jefferson1482
Whitley1446
Carroll1392
Fulton1391
Wells1292
Knox1260
Huntington1183
Spencer1103
Newton10910
Washington1071
Randolph1024
Tipton1025
Clay945
Jay810
Adams792
Rush794
Owen781
Sullivan741
Pulaski711
Brown691
Fountain622
Benton600
Blackford512
Parke461
Ohio454
Switzerland430
Martin420
Crawford410
Pike410
Vermillion340
Union280
Warren191
Unassigned0200

COVID-19 Important links and resources

As the spread of COVID-19, or as it's more commonly known as the coronavirus continues, this page will serve as your one-stop for the resources you need to stay informed and to keep you and your family safe. CLICK HERE

Closings related to the prevention of the COVID-19 can be found on our Closings page.

Community Events