Larwill woman, 26, killed in US 30 accident

A Nissan Murano was one of two vehicles involved in Tuesday's crash. Photo provided.
News Release

LARWILL — A Larwill woman was killed and two others injured in an accident on US 30 late Tuesday morning.

The accident happened at the intersection of US 30 and CR 900E at about 10:48 a.m., according to a news release from the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office.

The accident invlved a 2020 Nissan Murano driven by Aleigh Hillm 21, and a 2021 Freightliner Semi, pulling a  trailer and driven by James Ivery. 

Preliminary investigation determined Hill was southbound on CR 900E and was crossing US 30 when it pulled into the path of the vehicle driven by Ivery who was eastbound on US 30.

Police believe Hill failed to yield to traffic.

A passenger, in the Nissan, Magdalynn Wood, 26, of Larwill, was pronounced dead at the scene by Kosciusko County Coroner Tyler Huffer.

Hill suffered a broken arm and was transported via Lutheran ground ambulance to Lutheran Fort Wayne.

A front seat passenger, Terry J. Wood, 50, of Larwill, suffered internal injuries and was airlifted by Lutheran Air Ambulance to Lutheran Fort Wayne. 

The driver of the semi, James L. Ivery, 57, of Chicago, was not injured.

The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Pierceton Police Department, Pierceton Fire Department, Indiana State Police, North Webster Fire Department, Lutheran ground and air ambulance, Reichert’s Wrecker Service, and the Kosciusko County Coroner’s Office.