Shipshewana woman hit by tractor flown to Ft. Wayne
By: Tim Murray - Thursday, November 7, 2019

NEWBURY TOWNSHIP – A Shipshewana woman was seriously injured when she was struck while walking her bicycle up a hill Wednesday afternoon.

Esther Slabaugh was flown to Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne with pain to her legs, back, pelvis and abdomen.

Joseph Mast of Shipshewana was driving a tractor carrying a large hay bale and told police he didn’t see Slabaugh before striking her.

Shipshewana Police and Fire assisted deputies at the scene.


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