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Police and fire


1 killed, 1 hurt in crash

One man was killed and another man was injured in a single-car accident in Ligonier about 5 p.m. Sunday, according to the Noble County Sheriff’s Department.

Oscar Rodriguez of Cromwell was driving eastbound on Morton Street when he lost control of his 2005 Lincoln LLS and slid into a ditch and struck a tree, the sheriff’s department said.

Rodriguez was pronounced dead on the scene and his passenger, Karol Rodriguez, also of Cromwell, was airlifted to Parkview Regional Medical Center with leg and upper-body injuries, according to the sheriff’s department.