WHITLEY COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) — Two people died in a crash involving a semitruck on US 30 on Columbia City’s west side Wednesday night, according to police.
Whitley County dispatchers told WANE 15 on Wednesday the crash happened at the intersection of U.S. 30 and W. Lincolnway, which is on the western edge of Columbia City.
The crash happened at approximately 5:20 p.m., and an investigation showed a semitruck reportedly rear-ended a car.
The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department (WCSD) told WANE 15 on Thursday via a crash report that the driver and passenger of the car both died as a result of the crash.
Authorities said the driver of the semitruck did not suffer any injuries in the crash.
Indiana State Police and the Columbia City Police Department assisted the WCSD during the crash investigation.