Child hurt, SUV totaled after crash with semi

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) — A 4-year-old was taken to a hospital after a semi rolled into the path of an oncoming SUV in DeKalb County.

The sheriff’s department says it happened at the intersection of State Road 1 and County Road 40 around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The crash report says a 2005 Kenworth semi on County Road 40 failed to yield the right of way, and rolled into the intersection and into the path of the SUV, a 2016 GMC Acadia.

The semi sustained front end damage while the Acadia was totaled, leaving driver Amber Peters, 32, with neck and back pain, and her 4-year-old passenger with a head injury. Both were transported to a local hospital by EMS. The semi driver, 43-year-old Paul Jones from Toledo, Ohio, refused treatment at the scene.

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