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Two injured in SR 9 crash

Two people had minor injuries following a two-vehicle crash August 6 at SR 9 and CR 700N.

According to the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department, both vehicles were southbound on SR 9 when the vehicle driven by Donny Hicks, 64, of White Pigeon, Mich., stopped for a semi that was turning around.

The driver of the second vehicle, Shirley Hochstetler, 71, of Shipshewana told officers that she was distracted by a crop duster and when she looked back at the road and saw the other vehicle stopped, she was unable to stop in time.

Hicks was treated for neck pain while Hochstetler was treated for cuts and pain to her lower legs.