Wingate couple dies in Tippecanoe County crash

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WEST POINT, Ind. (WTHR) - A Wingate couple died Friday afternoon in a crash with a semi on State Road 25 in Tippecanoe County.

Police say David Anderson, Junior, 38, and his wife, Rachel Anderson, 31, died when their Ford F-150 collided with a semi near County Road 800 South just after 4:15 p.m.

Accident investigators with the Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office say the the crash involved three vehicles. A Jeep driven by Colby Parker, 16, of Lafayette crossed from C.R. 800 into the path of the southbound semi-tractor trailer driven by Jeffrey Tolin, 58, of Crawfordsville.

When Tolin swerved to avoid the Jeep, the southbound semi crashed into the Andersons heading northbound.

Tolin and Parker were not injured.

Drugs or alcohol are not believed to be factors in the crash, however the crash remains under investigation by the Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Office.

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