Two-year-old and his mom killed in Parke County Amish buggy crash, police identify victims

Officials say 24-year-old Tina Detweiler and her son two-year-old Kenneth Detweiler were killed in the crash.

Posted: Nov 5, 2019 9:18 AM
Updated: Nov 5, 2019 5:47 PM

PARKE COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - Police have released the names of the two victims killed in a Parke County crash involving an Amish buggy.

It happened on Saturday morning on U.S. 36 near the Raccoon Lake Bridge.

Officials say 24-year-old Tina Detweiler and her son two-year-old Kenneth Detweiler were killed in the crash.

Also in the buggy were 24-year-old Abraham Detweiler and five-month-old Kathryn. They were released from an Indianapolis hospital on Sunday.

Investigators say 66-year-old Steven Early, of Danville, Indiana hit the buggy from behind. He was not hurt in the crash.

Parke County Sheriff Justin Cole told News 10 Early was not arrested and they don't believe he will face any charges.

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