Cromwell man killed in Friday car - tree crash

An early Friday morning collision claimed the life of a Cromwell man.


According to the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office Fatal Team, Brittany Hughes, 25, of Cromwell, was driving a 2000 Nissan Altima northbound on State Road 13. The Altima left the east side of the roadway, south of Southshore Drive, struck a tree and rolled.


Hughes’ front seat passenger, Tyler Goodpaster, 24, of Cromwell, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene by the Kosciusko County Coroner’s Office.


Speed is not believed to be a factor and this crash remains under investigation.


Syracuse Police Department, Turkey Creek Fire Territory and North Webster/Tippecanoe Township Fire Department also responded to the scene.



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