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Garrett man taken to hospital after crash

Police said Michael Hostetler, 42, was eastbound on SR 8 when he crossed the center line and struck a bridge gaurdrail. He continued into the ditch.

Posted: Mar. 24, 2018 8:28 PM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WFFT)- A Garrett man was taken to the hospital after a crash in DeKalb County Friday morning.

It happened around 7:30 a.m. Friday in the area of SR 8 W. and CR 19.

Police said Michael Hostetler, 42, was eastbound on SR 8 when he crossed the center line and struck a bridge gaurdrail. He continued into the ditch.

When officers arrived they found Hostetler sitting in the ditch. He was disoriented when they found him.

Police are still investigating, but believe Hostetler may have been on a controlled substance at the time of the crash.

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