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Three hurt in crash

February 10, 2011

Post & Mail photo/Nicole Ott The Samaritan lands at the scene of a two-car accident on state Route 9 Wednesday afternoon. One person was transported via rescue helicopter and two others were injured.

COLUMBIA CITY — Three people were injured Wednesday, one seriously, in a two-vehicle collision north of Columbia City.
Elizabeth Peterson, 18, of Riley Road, Columbia City was airlifted by Parkview Hospital’s Samaritan helicopter following the crash that occurred on state Route 9 and County Road 500 North at about 4 p.m.
Peterson was listed by police as incoherent at the scene with apparent internal injuries. Her condition was unavailable at Parkview today.
Also injured at the scene was Sarah Peterson, 10, also of Riley Road, Columbia City and Wesley Pease, 31, of Poplar Road in Columbia City.
Sarah Peterson was transferred to Parkview Memorial Hospital in Fort Wayne and Pease, who complained of pain at the scene was transported to Parkview-Whitley Hospital in Columbia City.
The condition of those two crash victims was also unavailable today.
According to police, Pease reported he was southbound on state Route 9 when the four-door sedan driven by Elizabeth Peterson pulled out in front of his small pickup truck.
Police say witnesses at the scene reported Peterson’s vehicle was stopped and facing eastbound on County Road 500 North before it pulled out into the path of Pease’s vehicle.
The accident was investigated by the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department.
According to the accident report, both vehicles were totaled.


What a horrific nigtmare...

February 12, 2011 by browneyes310 (not verified), 4 years 19 weeks ago
Comment: 3152

What a horrific nigtmare... God bless all involved as you will all be in our family prayers, best wishes!!



February 12, 2011 by browneyes310 (not verified), 4 years 19 weeks ago
Comment: 3151

I am so truly sorry to all involved and please know that you and your loved ones will all be in our prayers...

The Long Family

Peterson Car Crash

February 10, 2011 by kwolter (not verified), 4 years 20 weeks ago
Comment: 3150

Our hearts and prayers go out to the entire Peterson Family as they deal with this unfortunate accident.

The Wolter Family

God bless you all as you will

February 12, 2011 by browneyes310 (not verified), 4 years 19 weeks ago
Comment: 3153

God bless you all as you will all be in our hearts and prayers... THE LONG FAMILY

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