VICTIM'S ID'ED: Police release names of those in Thursday crash

Staff Writer

The Whitley County Sheriff's Department has released the names of the victims in Thursday mornings fiery fatal crash.

Barbara Steinsberger, 82, of Indianapolis, wasn't able to escape the vehicle when it caught fire. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, John Doll, of Leesburg, sustained injuries but managed to get out of the car and onto the pavement. He was transported to a Fort Wayne hospital.

The vehicle ran off the roadway and into a tree on County Road 750 North, near CR 550 West.