Pregnant woman and 3-year-old dead, 1 child critical after crash with dump truck

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — A pregnant Columbia City woman and a three-year-old have died after a vehicle the were in drove into the path of a dump truck Tuesday morning along S.R. 3 in Kendallville.

Police and medics were called around 8:30 a.m. to S.R. 3 and Waits Road on a report of a crash. There, a Pontiac Grand Prix collided with a dump truck.

According to a report from the Noble County Sheriff’s Office, 26-year-old Shelby McClellan of Columbia City was driving east on Waits Road in a white 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix with two young children when she failed to yield the right of way to a dump truck traveling north on S.R. 3.

McClellan was pronounced dead at the scene. The two young children were airlifted to a Fort Wayne hospital in critical condition.

On Wednesday, the Nobles County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Brian Walker reported that one of the children, a three-year-old, has died.

The driver of the dump truck was taken to a Kendallville hospital.

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