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Pedestrian hit while walking in roadway


A 15-year-old was airlifted to Parkview Regional Hospital in Ft. Wayne Wednesday evening after he was struck by a vehicle while walking in the roadway.

According to the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department, Logan Torres, 15, of CR 100S was walking south on CR 00EW near CR 100S in the southbound lane. The report noted that Torres was wearing a camouflage jacket and dark blue jeans.

A vehicle driven by Kortney Pearson, 29, of CR 510E was southbound on 00EW. Pearson stated she saw a male walking in the roadway but did not have enough time to avoid hitting him.