7-year-old hurt in crash

Police said 19-year-old Cody Bute was westbound in the 4200 block of SR 8 when he began to slide around a curve.

Posted: Jul 22, 2018 3:29 PM
Updated: Jul 23, 2018 9:45 AM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WFFT)- Three kids were taken to the hospital after a crash in DeKalb County on Saturday. 

Police said 19-year-old Cody Bute was westbound in the 4200 block of SR 8 when he began to slide around a curve. Bute told police he wasn't able to stop the truck from sliding into a utility pole. The truck flipped and came to rest on its top. 

A 7-week-old and a 2-year-old were in the backseat in carseats. Both of those children were uninjured, but were still taken to the hospital to be looked at. 

A 7-year-old was seated up front without a child seat and was treated for cuts and bruises. 

Bute was not hurt in the crash. 

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