12/20/22: Two vehicle crash – US 35 and 18th Street

Last Updated on December 21, 2022 by Logansport Police Department

On December 20, 2022 at 12:56 p.m., patrol officers with the Logansport Police Department were dispatched to US 35 and 18th street reference a motor vehicle crash involving a semi and a passenger car. Officers were further advised the semi was on its side. Upon arrival, officers were able to speak with the driver of the semi, Carl Prochno, 61, of Argos. He was uninjured in the crash.

Logansport Fire Department was on scene and extricated the driver of the passenger car. She was flown to Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis where she succumbed to her injuries. At this time, the driver’s name is not being released until her family has been notified.

Preliminary investigation shows the passenger car was southbound on 18th Street and the semi was westbound on US 35. The passenger car pulled in the path of the semi. During the crash, both vehicles came to rest west of the intersection in the median. The semi tipped onto its side, spilling its load of corn.

Assisting agencies in the crash were Cass County Sheriff’s Department, Indiana State Police, Logansport Fire Department, Cass County Ambulance, Cass County EMA, Traffic Control Specialist, K&K Towing and Martins Wrecker Service.

The crash is still under investigation. Individuals with information regarding this case are encouraged to contact Detective Flaude Dillon at 574-725-2826.