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[ISP] Crash Leaves Covington Teen in Critical Condition
Start Date: 1/10/2012
End Date: 1/10/2012
Entry Description

Covington, Vermillion County-Just before 6:30 pm, this evening, Tuesday, January 10th, Indiana State Police Trooper Kyle Wentland responded to I-74 at the 5 mile marker (this is one mile east of the Covington exit) where a seventeen-year old Covington teen stepped in front of a semi.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 1997 Chevrolet was parked on County Road 1650 North, this runs parallel to I-74, when the driver jumped over the fence separating CR 1650 N from the interstate.
The seventeen-year old Covington teen then entered into the west bound lanes of I-74 traffic and was struck by an on-coming semi.

The teen was airlifted from the scene to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Illinois with critical injuries.

Family has been notified.

Assisting: Indiana State Police Trooper D. Millburg, Sgt. Jim Cody and Fountain County Sheriff Department.

Contact Information:
Name: Sgt. Ann Wojas
Phone: (765) 567-2125
Email: awojas@isp.in.gov
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