Two vehicle crash kills one in Newton County

Investigators are looking into a fatal crash in Newton County that happened Saturday

Posted: Aug 26, 2019 3:32 PM
Updated: Aug 26, 2019 3:50 PM

MOROCCO, Ind. (WLFI) — Investigators are looking into a fatal crash in Newton County that happened Saturday at the intersection of County Roads 200 South and 100 East. That's about 3 miles northeast of Morocco.

According to a statement from the Newton County Sheriffs Ofice,  Deputies were called there to the crash at 3:41 p.m. Saturday afternoon. A witness told investigators a truck headed west on 200 South failed to yield the right of way at the intersection of CR 100 E.

The truck hit an SUV driving south of 100 East. The SUV, driven by Wayne Day, was killed. A second person in the SUV as was airlifted to an Illinois Hospital.

The truck driver was treated for injuries at the scene. 

The incident is still under investigation at this time.

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