Three killed in fiery crash near Pierceton

Three people were killed in a fiery crash that happened near Pierceton Thursday afternoon.

The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened along Old Road 30, east of State Road 13 around 3:39 PM. Police say a car was eastbound along Old 30 and was passing a motorcycle when the hit a westbound SUV head-on. Witnesses say the car was driving at a high rate of speed.

The car was engulfed in flames when first responders arrived and the two occupants of the SUV, 66-year old Teressa Johnson and 43-year old Amanda Johnson, both of Warsaw, were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the car has not been identified at this time.

The crash remains under investigation.


Photo Provided: Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office