Alcohol believed in factor in DeKalb County crash

DEKALB CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – Officials in DeKalb County say alcohol is believed to be a factor in a crash that sent two people to the hospital.

According to a press release, a Kia Sorrento was traveling eastbound on County Road 40 when it veered off of the road, struck several trees, and rolled onto the driver’s side.

Officials with the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department say the driver, identified as Trinidad-Rodriguz, Armando, 26, of Sturgis, Michigan was able to exit the vehicle and call for help.

The passenger, Hernendaz-Albor, Omar, 27, was extracted by Corunna Fire Dept. Both were transported to the hospital. The driver suffered cuts on his arms and face and the passenger sustained head and face trauma. Their current conditions are unknown.