Three dead in Cass County crash as authorities seek identification

Cass County authorities are seeking the public's help to identify three people killed in a fiery crash Wednesday night.


Cass County Central Dispatch received a call of a fire and explosion along the Wabash River near the intersection of County Road 600 West and South River Road at 9:30 pm.


A number of assisting agencies responded including the Clinton Township Fire Department, Logansport Fire Department, Logansport Police Department, Indiana State Police,Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Phoenix Ambulance Service, Cass County Emergency Management Agency, Carroll County Emergency Management Agency, Cass County Highway Department and the Cass County Coroner’s Office.


Initial scene assessment found that a Toyota Camry traveled off the north side of the roadway, struck several trees and caught fire.


Three deceased occupants were located in the Toyota. All attempts to identify the victims from the crash have been unsuccessful.


“This is a tragic scene, we need the community to assist with identification of the victims so that we can notify their families,” stated Sheriff Schroder.


Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the office at 574-722-6060 or 574-753-7800.

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