Fatal crash kills one in Elkhart County

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. -- One man has died following a one-vehicle crash on La Rue Street around 8:01 p.m. on Monday, the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office announced.  

Responding officers determined that a 2004 Yamaha V-star was traveling west of Shore Avenue when, for an unknown reason, it veered to the north side of the road, and collided with a yellow pole arm.

The crash killed 30-year-old Elkhart resident, Elzy Sweeten, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sweeten was found by police to have been ejected approximately 25 feet from the vehicle.

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