Authorities Release Name Of Teen Killed In Car v Pedestrian Accident
By: Mike Stiles - Friday, September 29, 2023

(photo courtesy of St. Joseph County Sheriffs Office)

(FABIUS TOWNSHIP) – Authorities have released the name of a teen that died after being struck by a vehicle in Fabius Township.

St. Joseph County Undersheriff Jason Bingaman says the teen has been identified as 16 year old Emma Jean Thomas of Three Rivers.

Sheriff’s deputies were sent to U.S. 131 near Broadway Road just before 10:30 PM Monday for a car vs pedestrian accident. They determined that Emma had been struck by a vehicle and succumbed to her injuries. The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

If anyone has information on this incident, they are asked to call Sergeant Brandon Dahl at 269-467-9045, extension 311.


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