Union County collision kills 3 from Decatur

Two Vehicle Crash Claims four lives in Union County including three from Decatur

Three people from Decatur and one from Richmond were killed in a collision Sunday afternoon in Union County.

Posted: Jun 8, 2020 12:43 PM
Updated: Jun 8, 2020 1:30 PM

UNION COUNTY, Ind. (WFFT) — Four people were killed in a head-on collision in Southeast Indiana Sunday afternoon.

Just after 3:30 p.m. Sunday Indiana State Troopers and Union County Deputies were called to the 2700 block of Nine Mile Road for a report of a two-vehicle collision with serious injuries.

Police said when arrived, they found that two cars crashed hit head-on and that there were three deaths at the scene.

Investigators said a 2014 Mercedes, driven by 23-year-old Savanna Kinde of Richmond, was driving southbound when her car ran off the right side of the road.

They said Kinde overcorrected and her car came back across the road into the path of a northbound silver Ford Fusion, causing the collision.

Kinder was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The driver of the Ford Fusion, 22-year-old Connor Brite and back seat passenger, 20-year-old Jordan Fuelling, both of Decatur were pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers said the front-seat passenger, Trevor Ortiz, of Decatur, was transported from the scene but later died from his injuries at a hospital.

Police say it is believed that excessive speed played a role in the cause of the collision.

ISP said everyone involved in the crash was wearing a seat belt.

Bellmont High School alumnus Parker Busick announced on Twitter Sunday that he is organizing a community vigil at the high school.

The event is expected to take place Monday evening at 8 p.m.

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