Saturday, February 9th 2002|
still in hospital after deadly week on roads
By Joe Gerrety, Journal
Four people injured in traffic crashes earlier this week were
still hospitalized Friday night.
- Rex Bower, 36, of Attica was in
critical condition Friday at Home Hospital.
- Kathryn A. Jones, 51, of
Lafayette was in critical condition Friday at Home Hospital.
- Trevor A.
Calloway, 21, of Battle Ground, the only survivor of a head-on crash that killed
two others Wednesday morning on Indiana 25 North, was in fair condition Friday
at St. Elizabeth Medical Center.
- Amanda L. Daniel, 25, of Lafayette,
who was struck by a pickup truck that fled the scene on Kossuth Street while scraping
frost from her windshield Tuesday morning, was in satisfactory condition Friday
at St. Elizabeth.
Bower was driving a pickup eastbound on Indiana
25 about 10 a.m. Thursday when a semi-tractor trailer driven southbound on U.S.
231 by Richard Barnett, 54, of Ontario, Ind., ran the red light and struck Bower's
Jones was driving northbound in a 2000 Mazda Protégé
on U.S. 231 about 2:30 p.m. Thursday when she failed to stop for a red light at
Indiana 25. Her car collided with and became wedged under the trailer of a semi
driven by Morgan C. Arnold, 42, of DeFuniak Springs, Fla.
driving a Chevrolet Blazer northbound on Indiana 25 North at 5:57 a.m. Wednesday
when he went left of center and crashed head-on into a southbound Chevrolet S-10
pickup truck driven by David E. Robinson, 32, of Flora.
Robinson was killed,
along with William D. Gustafson, 18, of Colburn, a passenger in Calloway's SUV.
In addition to these crashes, two people were killed in traffic wrecks
in the Lafayette area this past week:
- Bryan K. Snyder, 18, of 10625
E. County Road 40 S., died Wednesday morning at Home Hospital from injuries he
suffered when the pickup truck he was driving went off Indiana 25 and rolled near
Indiana 28 on Tuesday night.
- Chris M. Scott, 29, of DeMotte, died in
a 12:30 p.m. Wednesday crash on Interstate 65 in northeastern Newton County. Scott
was driving a truck southbound when he lost control, went across the grassy median
and collided with the trailer of a northbound semi.
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