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Two people die in Grant County crash

Wednesday at approximately 5:55 a.m., officers from the Indiana State Police and the Grant County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two-vehicle crash on Ind. 26 near Grant County Road 562 East, in which two men died.

The preliminary crash investigation by Senior Trooper Jeremy Perez and Senior Trooper A.J. Coffee revealed that a 2009 Pontiac G8 was traveling eastbound on Ind. 26 near County Road 562 East.

Garry Moore, 63, of Elwood, was driving a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck westbound on Ind. 26 near County Road 562 East. For an undetermined reason, the Pontiac crossed into the westbound lane causing a head-on collision with the Chevrolet. After the crash impact, the Pontiac caught on fire and had to be extinguished by firefighters, according to an ISP press release.

Both drivers were pronounced deceased at the crash scene.

The driver of the Pontiac has not been positively identified. When identification is made their name will be released.

This crash is still under investigation.

Troopers Perez and Coffee were assisted by the Grant County Coroner’s Office.

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