Two hurt in DeKalb County crash

DEKALB CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – Police in DeKalb County say that two men were hurt in a three-car crash Wednesday afternoon.

Police say that 39-year-old Adam Knott and 35-year-old Ashley Richards were stopped in their cars on Country Road 327 just north of Country Road 68. A report says it was due to a vehicle backing into a driveway.

31-year-old Christian Whitfield was driving in a Freightliner Century truck over the hill on CR 327 behind them and couldn’t stop in time. He rear-ended Knott, who was pushed into rear-ending Richards. Whitfield then went off the road and hit a tree.

Whitfield was taken to a hospital with complaints of back and neck pain. According to police, Knott suffered a head laceration. Richards was not hurt.

The DeKalb Co. Sheriff’s Department was assisted by Garrett PD, Indiana State Police, LaOtto Fire, Garrett Fire, and Parkview EMS.