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Man goes into cardiac arrest following car crash

Noble County EMS transported Napier to Parkview Regional Medical Center, but he went into cardiac arrest and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Posted: Feb. 10, 2018 10:13 AM
Updated: Feb. 11, 2018 1:02 AM

NOBLE COUNTY, Ind. (WFFT)- A man is dead after going into cardiac arrest following a crash. 

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The crash happened just before 4:00 a.m. in the area of CR 1075 N and 350 W. 

Kelly Napier, 57, of Ligonier, was westbound on 1075 N and continued straight in the curve of 350 W. He hit a tree head on. 

A wrecker pulled the vehicle from the tree, and Napier was extricated. 

Noble County EMS transported Napier to Parkview Regional Medical Center, but he went into cardiac arrest and was pronounced dead at the hospital. 

The Allen County Coroner's Office is assisting with a toxicology screening. Weather conditions are believed to be a factor in the crash. 

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