ISP investigating Henry County police action shooting

Henry County Sheriff Richard McCorkle has asked investigators from the Indiana State Police Pendleton District to investigate a police action shooting involving deputies from his department. Shortly after 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, Henry County deputies responded to a house in the 300 block of South Main in the town of Kennard for a report of a domestic situation. They arrived to find a female victim outside the home with injuries consistent with strangulation and battery, according to a press release from ISP Sgt. John Bowling. The male suspect, Troy Willey, 50, was in the home he shared with the victim and refused to come out.

Fountain City man dies at U.S. 27 crash scene

A Fountain City man has died after a crash north of his community on Wednesday morning (June 17). At 8 a.m., Wayne County Sheriff’s Department responded to a motor vehicle crash at U.S. 27 North and Bockhofer Road north of Fountain City. The crash involved a Ford F-150 driven by Robbie Lanter, 54, of Fountain City, and a Peterbilt semi pulling tandem box trailers driven by Justin Rankin, 38, of Muncie. According to a press release from Wayne County Sheriff Randy Retter, an investigation at the scene indicated that Lanter was westbound on Bockhofer Road and for an unknown reason failed to yield the right-of-way of Rankin, who was northbound on U.S. 27. Lanter’s vehicle collided with the semi-trailers being pulled by Rankin, Retter said.

Richmond woman among 4 victims in Union County crash

A Richmond woman was one of four people who died Sunday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash in Union County. Just after 3:30 p.m., Indiana State Police troopers and area deputies were called to the 2700 block of Nine Mile Road for a report of a serious injury two-vehicle crash. ISP Trooper Luke Tipton arrived to find that two vehicles had hit head-on and that there were three fatalities at the scene. The early investigation by Tipton and Crash Reconstruction Investigator Trooper Mark Hanna indicates that a 2014 Mercedes driven by Savanna Kinder, 23, of Richmond, was southbound when her vehicle ran off the right side of the road. A press release from Sgt.