4 injured in DeKalb County crash

A picture of a van involved in a crash east of Butler on U.S. 6 on Jan. 29, 2017. (Photo Courtesy: DeKalb County Sheriff's Department)

DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – Four people were hurt in a Sunday afternoon crash on U.S. 6 east of Butler.

According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, the crash was reported on U.S. 6 near County Road 79 around 10:41 a.m. Sunday.

Investigators said a van driven by Charles F. Salyer, 74, Edgerton, Ohio, was north on C.R. 79 and ran a stop sign. Salyer’s van collided with a van on U.S. 6 driven by a John C. Weaver, 65, Butler.

Butler firefighters extricated Salyer from his vehicle. He was taken to a Fort Wayne hospital shoulder and chest injuries, according to a sheriff’s department report.

A picture of a van involved in a crash east of Butler on U.S. 6 on Jan. 29, 2017 (Photo Courtesy: DeKalb County Sheriff's Department)
A picture of a van involved in a crash east of Butler on U.S. 6 on Jan. 29, 2017 (Photo Courtesy: DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department)

Weaver was also taken to a Fort Wayne hospital with shoulder and chest injuries. A 16-year-old passenger was hospitalized with a hand injury and a 21-year-old passenger sustained neck injuries, according to police.

Salyer was cited for disregarding a stop sign, according to police.