Knox Teenager Killed in Single Car Accident

On Saturday September 1st,2012 at 11.26am the Starke County 911 Center received a call of a single vehicle traffic accident with injuries on US 35 just South of County Road 200 North in Starke County.

Officers arrived on scene and found one victim of the accident had been ejected from the car and was lying on the ground. A Starke County EMS team arrived on scene and transported the patient to I.U. Health Starke. Taylor Wagner age 17 of Knox later died at I.U. Health Starke from her injuries.

Investigating Officers say a witness following the vehicle told them that the vehicle went off the roadway on the right side for an unknown reason, continued into the ditch and began rolling over. The witness stated the driver was ejected from the vehicle while the vehicle was rolling over.

The driver was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident and neither alcohol or drugs are believed to have been involved.