Ligonier man killed in crash near Topeka


TOPEKA – The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department says a Ligonier man died in a two vehicle crash that happened Friday near Topeka.

84-year-old Robert Lee Trowbridge died at the scene on State Road 5 and County Road 700 South around 12:17 Friday afternoon.

Trowbridge was westbound on 700 South and failed to yield to a northbound semi tractor-trailer driven by 45-year-old Jose Miguel Cruz of Angola.

Cruz was not injured.

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