Officials Release Identity Of Woman Injured In Washington Township Accident

Officials have released the identity of a woman injured in an accident in Washington Township Wednesday night.

Police say 26-year-old Amanda Tomerlin of Knox was traveling at a high rate of speed on 700 East just north of 25 North in Starke County when she reportedly went off the road near Eagle Creek Cemetery. Her car struck the fence, causing the vehicle to spin around and into a tree before coming to a rest against another portion of the cemetery’s fence.

Tomerlin was taken to IU Health Starke Hospital for injuries sustained in the accident, and she was later transported to Memorial Hospital in South Bend.

Toxicology tests were inconclusive and the case remains under investigation.