Silver Lake Woman Transported To Hospital After 2-Vehicle Accident

Injuries were reported after Thursday afternoon's two-vehicle accident at the intersection of county roads 100 S and 400 W. The pickup truck came to rest southwest of the intersection and the other vehicle can be seen in the background, facing south on CR 400 W. Photo by Gary Nieter, Times-Union.

A Silver Lake woman was transported to the hospital after a two-vehicle accident Thursday.

At approximately 1:54 p.m. Thursday, Linda K. Murphy, 77, Silver Lake, was driving a 2012 Cadillac SRX westbound on CR 100S, according to a news release from the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office.

Murphy failed to yield the right of way to Tyler E. Leiter, 28, Bremen, who was driving a 2023 Chevy Silverado southbound on CR 400W, resulting in a collision.

Murphy complained of pain to her entire body and was taken to the hospital by Lutheran EMS; Leiter complained of back pain, but refused EMS.

Responding agencies were KCSO, Atwood Fire Department and Lutheran EMS.