WHITLEY COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – A man was killed Thursday morning on SR 205 after he lost control of his van due to the slick roads.
According to the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department, 70-year-old Russell R. Bertrand, of Columbia City, was driving northbound on SR 205 at around 11 a.m. when he lost control of his van and slid off the road. His van came to rest on its side, police said.
Bertrand’s passenger, 68-year-old Sharon G. Bertrand, also of Columbia City, suffered minor injuries. She was taken to Parkview Whitley Hospital. Police did not confirm the relationship between the two.