5/31/16 – 5:25 A.M.
Two people were hurt in two-car crash near Van Buren over the holiday weekend. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reports 19-year-old Paige Schmelzer was stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of Allen Township Roads 142 and 109 around 3:30 p.m. Saturday. A crash report says that when Schmelzer pulled into the intersection, she hit a car driven by 60-year-old Diane Russell, causing Russell’s car to roll into a ditch.
Both Russell and her passenger, 54-year-old John Russell, were taken to the hospital with non-incapacitating injuries.
Schmelzer was cited for failing to yield the right of way.Read More →