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Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
18 Year Old Critically Injured in Crash
Tuesday Feb 13, 2018 4:15am
State Road 1, State Road 8 • Butler, IN

By: Sheila McCrea

One man is in critical condition after being involved in a crash in DeKalb County Monday night. Police responded to State Road 8 and State Road 1 near Butler around 8:30 p.m.

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department said that said Nikalys McKean, age 18, Auburn, was driving north on State Road 1 and failed to stop at a stop sign at State Road 8.

Investigators report that Judy Watson, age 65, St. Joe, was driving east on State Road 8 and hit the side of McKean’s car. Reports indicate that both vehicles went off the road and ended up in a field near the intersection.

Watson complained of pain to legs and hands. She was taken to a hospital for minor injuries, while McKean was transported to a hospital in critical condition.

McKean's current condition is not known.

The accident remains under investigation.

Assisting the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department was the the Butler Fire Department, Indiana State Police, DeKalb EMS, and the Northeast Fire Department.

(DeKalb County Sheriff's Department Photo)
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