LaGrange Man Flown Out After Crash Near Big Turkey Lake
Saturday Aug 30, 2014 5:28am
Big Turkey Lake
By: Jim Measel
(BIG TURKEY LAKE) - A LaGrange man was flown out late Friday night following a one vehicle crash along the Steuben-LaGrange County line near Big Turkey Lake.
The Steuben County Sheriff's Department says 29-year-old James Hibbs was in the 5000 block of South 1100 West at about 10:10pm when his Oldsmobile Alero went off the road and struck a tree. The car then rolled over several times before it came to rest.
Hibbs was ejected from the car and flown from the scene by the Samaritan Helicopter to Parkview Regional Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.
A passenger, 26-year-old Keith Combs of Angola, refused medical treatment at the scene.
The Sheriff's Office is still investigating the crash. They were assisted by Ashley and Hudson Police, the LaGrange County Sheriff's Office, firefighters from Hudson and Salem Center, Steuben County E.M.S., Samaritan and Steuben County Communications.