AUBURN, Ind. (WFFT) — The DeKalb County Coroner’s Office has identified the three people who were killed in a highway crash on Wednesday afternoon.
The crash happened around 3:15 p.m. on Interstate 69 near mile marker 332 just north of Auburn.
A total of three people died and three people with minor injuries from the crash according to the Indiana State Police.
The crash involved a total of seven vehicles, two of those were semi/tractor-trailers.
The DeKalb County coroner identified the first victim as 65-year-old William Charles Heil of Angola.
Heil was the driver of the 2020 Mazda passenger car and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The coroner identified the second and third victims as 81-year-old Dale Eugene Lowe, and his wife, 72-year-old Jean Elsie Lowe, of Charlotte, Michigan. Both were passengers in the GMC Acadia.
The Lowe's died from their injuries after being transported to the Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
A total of 11 people were involved in this highway crash, according to investigators, with three of those people being uninjured.
ISP says this crash investigation is ongoing.