Man killed, two kids hurt in DeKalb County crash

A man was killed when he crashed into a tree on SR 1 in Spencerville.

SPENCERVILLE, Ind. (WANE)  A man was killed Friday afternoon when he lost control of his car and hit a tree.

According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, Andrew Kuder, 34, was headed south in the 6700 block of State Road 1 in Spencerville when he left the road and hit a tree on the passenger side. He died at the scene.

A 10-year-old girl riding in the rear passenger seat suffered a broken leg and had to be pulled from the vehicle. An 8-year-old boy in the back seat on the driver’s side suffered a concussion. Both were taken to a hospital for treatment.

All three people involved in the crash were wearing a seatbelt.


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