HUNTINGTON COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO) – One person died as the result of a Monday morning crash in Huntington County.
The crash occurred just after 10:30 a.m. at the junction of U.S. 24 and State Road 114. Witness reports indicate that a Buick Lucerne and Chevy Cruze were stopped in the driving lane at the light when a Toyota Tundra struck the rear of the Buick, causing that vehicle to then hit the Chevy Cruze.
The driver of the Buick was found deceased in the vehicle when officers arrived. He was later identified as Robert L. Taylor, 81, of Wabash. His death was ruled due to blunt impact injuries of the neck and torso and his manner of death an accident.
A female passenger in the Buick was transported to a Fort Wayne hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
A driver and three passengers, including two minors, in the Chevy Cruze, were uninjured.
The driver of the Toyota Tundra was transported to a Fort Wayne hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The crash remains under investigation, but drugs and alcohol are not believed to be factors in the crash.