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UPDATED- 12-23-19

Driver of the Camry was 65-year-old Jane M. Dannenfelser of Fort Wayne  and her three passengers – Alan R. Dannenfelser, 72, of Fort Wayne; Scheryl K. Clifton, 76, of Wilshire, Ohio; and Duane D. Clifton, 93, of Wilshire, Ohio – were all pronounced dead at the scene.

Truck was driven by Ryan B. Mohr, 28, of Van Wert, Ohio.


(12-22-19) On Sunday December 22, 2019, at approximately 10:32am, Adams County Deputies, Monroe Fire Department and Adams County EMS responded to a two (2) vehicle crash that occurred at the intersection of SR 124 and CR 650 E that resulted four (4) fatalities.

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The initial investigation by Adams County Sheriff’s Office Deputies, along with statements from witnesses, indicate that a 2017 Toyota Camry was travelling northbound on CR 650 E and came to a stop at the intersection of CR 650 E and SR 124. The Toyota Camry entered onto SR 124 after indicating an eastbound turn, but for an unknown reason, abruptly stopped the eastbound turn and steered the vehicle north entering into the westbound lane. The Toyota Camry entered into the westbound lane and drove into the path of a 2004 Chevrolet 2500 Truck that was heading westbound on SR 124. The collision caused a back seat passenger to be ejected from the vehicle. The driver of the Toyota Camry and the three (3) passengers were all pronounced deceased at the scene

.It appeared no one in either vehicle were property restrained by seat belts.The investigation is still on going.

The Adams County Corner will release the names at a later time.

Adams County Deputies were assisted at the scene by Indiana Conservation Officers and Indiana State Police.