(5-21-20) A driver, an unidentified Celina man, was killed in a car/semi crash at the intersection of State Route 117 and State Route 235 (north of Huntsville) Thursday afternoon around 3:10pm.
The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office reports that Richard Colbert (78) of Celina was driving his car eastbound on 235 when he stopped at the stop sign, then pulled into the path of a southbound semi on 117 driven by Butrus-Ayoob Al-Najjar of Macomb, Michigan .
Colbert was pronounced dead at the scene.
The intersection was closed for over two hours.
The Logan County Sheriff’s Office, Multi-County Crash Investigation Team, State Highway Patrol, Richland Township Fire Department, Roundhead Fire Department, and BMRT EMS assisted at the scene.
Deputies continue their investigation.