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UPDATE: Warsaw Boy Killed after being Hit by Truck

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): A truck/pedestrian accident claimed the life of a 4-year-old boy in Silver Lake Wednesday. Officers and emergency personnel responded at 1:42 p.m. to a 911 report of a crash in front of the Sand’s Mini-Mart gas station on State Road 15 in Silver Lake. Kosciusko County Coroner Michael Wilson was summoned to the scene and pronounced 4 year old Logan R. Heeter of Claypool dead at the scene from blunt force trauma. A preliminary investigation of the crash determined that Logan had attempted to cross the street from the west side of State Road 15. 25 year old Travis A. Woodcock of Louisville, Kentucky had been driving a 2001 Freightliner flatbed truck southbound when he suddenly saw Logan enter into his path. Woodcock attempted to brake and swerve but could not avoid striking Logan. The crash is still currently under investigation.


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