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One dead, five injured in weekend crash in Kokomo

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Posted at 3:29 PM, Sep 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-30 15:29:21-04

KOKOMO — One person was killed and five people were injured in a crash Saturday afternoon in Kokomo.

Kokomo Police Department officers and emergency personnel were called around 2 p.m. to State Road 26 and the northbound ramp of U.S. 31 on the report of a crash, KPD Capt. Tonda Cockrell said in a press release.

Accident investigators believe the crash was caused by Larry Farris, 78, of Shaprsville, when he didn't stop at a stop sign and hit a minivan, Cockrell said.

Farris later died of his injuries, Cockrell said.

Five other people were taken to hospitals for treatment for various injuries, Cockrell said.

Anyone with information on the crash, which remains under investigation, is asked to call KPD Officer Austin Bailey at 765-457-1105, the KPD Hotline at 765-456-7017 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477 (TIPS).