Two injured after head-on crash on icy roads

Path of the 1925 "Tri State" Tornado
Path of the 1925 "Tri State" Tornado

DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – A two-car crash in DeKalb County injured two people after one car lost control on the icy roads and drove into oncoming traffic Friday night.

According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, Colby Stackhouse, 19, of Corunna, was driving northbound on CR 19, north of CR 40, at around 7 p.m. when he attempted to get into the right hand lane due to lane restrictions.

Police said Stackhouse lost control of his car on the icy roads and went into oncoming traffic, hitting a second car head-on.

The driver of the second car, Angela McPherson, 34, of Butler, suffered minor injuries. Her passenger, Zack McPherson, 38, of Butler, suffered a pelvic fracture and dislocated hip.

The two were taken to Parkview Regional Hospital for their injuries. Angela was discharged and Zach remains in fair condition, according to police.

Stackhouse and his passenger were not injured in the crash, according to police. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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