Communities mourn death of teen killed in weekend crash

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KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – A 16-year-old boy has died following a Saturday evening crash.

WSBT is reporting that the coroner’s office said Brendyn Stump, 16, of Akron, Indiana was pronounced dead on Monday from the injuries he sustained in the crash.

Many school and community groups took to social media to express their condolences.

On Saturday, officers responded to the intersection of S.R. 14 and Packerton Road around 6:46 p.m.

Investigators said that Stump was traveling east on S.R. 14 when he drove off the edge of the roadway. His car landed sideways in a ditch and hit a utility pole. Fire crews pulled Stump from his car, and he was flown to a Fort Wayne hospital.

The accident remains under investigation.

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