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Head-on crash in Kokomo takes one life

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Posted at 7:04 PM, Dec 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-21 19:04:19-05

KOKOMO — A Cass County man was killed in a crash near a busy Kokomo intersection.

According to the Kokomo Police Department, 54-year-old Kevin Morgan of Galveston, a town about seven miles northwest of Kokomo, died as a result of the crash on Markland Avenue near Washington Street. That's just south of downtown Kokomo.

Police say Morgan was driving a Jeep on westbound Markland when, according to witnesses, the vehicle crossed the center line and collided with a Dodge truck driven by a Kokomo man.

Morgan was rushed to a Kokomo hospital and then transferred to Indianapolis, but he did not survive.

The driver and passenger in the other vehicle did not suffer life-threatening injuries, according to the police report.

The case remains under investigation and anyone who can help Kokomo Police is asked to call Sergeant Tony Hintz at: 765-456-7600, mail box 8336. Or call the Kokomo PD Hotline at: 765-456-7017.