Thursday, April 11 2013 6:26 PM EDT2013-04-11 22:26:04 GMT
Investigators confirmed that racing was not a factor in an unexplained crash which killed three teenagers in Ripley County.17-year-old (Timothy) Curtis Bowman of Osgood, Indiana; 18-year-old Jacob VogelFull Story >
Investigators confirmed that racing was not a factor in an unexplained crash which killed three teenagers in Ripley County.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:30 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:30:08 GMT
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Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:22 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:22:59 GMT
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Another large tornado has touched down south of Oklahoma City a day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK.Full Story >
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Versailles, IN (FOX19) -
Three chairs will sit empty at South Ripley High School on Friday after an unexplained crash killed three members of its Future Farmers of America.
17-year-old (Timothy) Curtis Bowman of Osgood, Indiana; 18-year-old Jacob Vogel of Versailles, Indiana; and 18-year-old Samantha Hanson of Holton, Indiana, died Thursday morning at the intersection of Fairgrounds Road and County Road 850W. Their school superintendent says they had been serving breakfast to farmers at an FFA event at Hopewell Church, which is nearby. He doesn't know why they left what was supposed to be an all-day event.
According to what state police investigators have pieced together so far, Bowman was driving a red Ford F250 pickup truck and Hanson was in the front seat with him. Vogel was a passenger in the other white Dodge Ram pickup, driven by a juvenile survivor of the crash.
An Indiana State Police spokesman says investigators have not yet had a chance to question the juvenile or the other two survivors: 15-year-old Caleb Cumberworth of Holton, who was riding in the white Dodge Ram, and 15-year-old Kayla Adkinson of Holton.
ISP's written account of what happened doesn't indicate which truck Adkinson was riding in.
For some reason, investigators say, Bowman and the other driver didn't stop at the intersection. A stop sign lay on the ground after the crash, the impact of which sent both trucks into a corn field about 100 feet away. State police believe the white Dodge Ram truck hit Bowman's in the driver's side door.
Those who died were all wearing their seatbelts.
The 17-year-old driver of the Dodge Ram sustained some broken ribs and a bruised lung and was released from the hospital as was Cumberworth. Adkinson is still in the hospital with a broken pelvis. Officials say she might be out tomorrow.
"You send your kids off to school and the next thing you know they're gone," said Carla Miller, the cousin of Jacob Vogel's father. She says the family is devastated. Adding to their anguish is the fact that news of the students' deaths were so quickly posted on Facebook by classmates.
"And it's just, it's heartbreaking because so many people knew before these parents were told," Miller said, crying.
Vogel's older brother is a Marine stationed at Camp Pendleton in Southern California. Miller said the Red Cross was helping get him home, perhaps as early as tonight, for his little brother's funeral.
This community in Ripley County had already been reeling from the deaths of two other students --- one earlier this school year, the other last year.
"So you know, it's tough to deal with at times like this," said Rob Lafary, a substitute teacher at South Ripley High School and a Vogel family friend. "You just have to continue to have faith. But at the same time you begin to question, you know, why do we have to go through this as a community?"
"Why?" is a question on a lot of people's minds tonight as investigators continue to look for answers about what was going on before this deadly crash.
Funeral arrangements for the three victims are as follows:
Jacob Vogel Visitation will be held on Monday, March 11 from 5-9 p.m. at the Versailles Baptist Church. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, March 12 at 1 p.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church.
Samantha Hansen Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 12 from 5-9 p.m. at the Hopewell Baptist Church. Funeral services will also be held at Hopewell Baptist Church on Wednesday, March 13 at 10:30 a.m.
(Timothy) Curtis Bowman Visitation will be held on Monday, March11 from 4-8 p.m. at Hopewell Baptist Church. Funeral services will also be held at Hopewell Baptist Church on Tuesday, March 12 at 10:30 a.m.
Monday, May 20 2013 5:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:35:49 GMT
(RNN) - On May 3, 1999, an F5 tornado touched down near Chickasha, OK and cut northeast through the state before dissipating near Midwest City, OK.Monday's tornado that devastated Moore, OK closely followedFull Story >
In 1999, Oklahoma City saw an F5 tornado that caused more than $1 billion in damage. Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:01 AM EDT2013-05-21 06:01:07 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundFull Story >
At least 51 have died in a storm the National Weather Service described as large and violent.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:23 AM EDT2013-05-20 14:23:02 GMT
A 23-year-old father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive. Police were called to the parking lot of Headland's State Park in Painesville Township on Sunday around 10:15 p.m. afterFull Story >
A 23-year-old father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:39 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:39:58 GMT
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley. It happened just before 10 p.m. Monday night at the location on Madison Road. Initial reports are that two men with guns enteredFull Story >
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley.Full Story >
Monday, May 6 2013 1:29 PM EDT2013-05-06 17:29:07 GMT
A man charged with public indecency is expected to appear in court. Police say 36-year-old Jason Fletcher and Laura Oditt engaged in sexual conduct in a public place. The location is not named in courtFull Story >
A man charged with public indecency is expected to appear in court.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:33 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:33:16 GMT
Two Ohio lawmakers want to make some changes to license plate requirements in the state, and it's all in an effort to save money. State representatives Terry Johnson and Stephen Slesnick want vehiclesFull Story >
Two Ohio lawmakers want to make some changes to license plate requirements in the state, and it's all in an effort to save money.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:15 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:15:38 GMT
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon. Starting out as a classic funnel it quickly became a giant half-mile wide wedge tornado as it proceeded east north eastFull Story >
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 3:10 PM EDT2013-05-20 19:10:48 GMT
Several people are arrested after a raid at a Sycamore Township motel. Deputies raided the Drake Motel, located on Reading Road, on Monday morning. Several people were arrested at the scene but no namesFull Story >
Several people have been arrested after a raid at a Sycamore Township motel. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:21 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:21:47 GMT
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - An Army wife who lost over 100 pounds while her husband was away in Afghanistan surprised the soldier Wednesday when he arrived at Wilmington International Airport. Misty Shaffer,Full Story >
A soldier from Wilmington returns from Afghanistan to a big surprise: a new wife, a new house and a different child.Full Story >
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