TIPPECANOE COUNTY, IN. (THECOUNT) — Evan Anders of Lafayette, Indiana, has been identified as the teenager killed in a vehicle crash Tuesday night in Tippecanoe County.
Anders, 17, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Lafayette Tuesday night.
According to reports, Anders was operating a Buick Regal on US-52 near CR-700 South, when the vehicle came into contact with a semi-tractor, operated by 30-year-old Joshua Mays, of Crown Point.
The force of the collision tipped the big-rig over onto its side.
Anders was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.
Mays was transported to an area hospital at a local hospital with unknown injuries.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Tippecanoe County is located in the west central portion of the U.S. state of Indiana about 22 miles east of the Illinois state line. As of the 2010 census, the population was 172,780. The county seat and largest city is Lafayette – Wikipedia.