Parke County crash sends one person to Indianapolis hospital by helicopter


PARKE CO., Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — One person was flown to an Indianapolis hospital for injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon in Parke County.

Sheriff Justin Cole says it happened just before 3 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. 41 and County Road 900 South in the southern part of the county.

Officials say 33-year-old Bruce Waters of Cadillac, Michigan was trying to avoid a stopped vehicle and crashed head on with a passenger car driven by 45-year-old Harmony Crowder of Rockville.

Waters and his passenger were able to climb out of their vehicle. Crowder needed to be extricated from her vehicle and was later flown to Indianapolis for her injuries. The status of her injuries is unknown.

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