Teen Killed in Accident at US 20 and County Rd 31 in Elkhart County, IN

August 26, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 20 & County Road 31, Middlebury Township, Elkhart County, IN, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Elkhart County Sheriffs Office
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
US 20 and County Rd 31
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-Truck struck an occupant of a vehicle that was stopped in a lane of travel

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a teen at US 20 and County Rd 31 in Elkhart County, IN on August 26th, 2023. Police say the incident happened as a vehicle with two teen occupants came to a stop in a middle lane for unconfirmed reasons. The driver and a passenger exited the vehicle, according to officials, and were both allegedly standing on the highway. Officials say the vehicle and passenger were struck by an approaching semi-truck and the teen suffered fatal injuries at the scene. Additional information was not immediately available.

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