BLUFFTON, Ind. - A northeastern Indiana high school athletic director is hospitalized in critical condition after being struck by a sport utility vehicle driven by the school's principal.
The Bluffton News-Banner reports 43-year-old Bluffton High School athletic director Steve Thompson underwent two surgeries at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne to relieve pressure on his brain after his head struck the pavement Thursday morning.
Police say Principal Steve Baker was driving from the middle school to the high school following a meeting when Thompson tossed an athletic bag on the hood of Baker's vehicle in a "friendly exchange." Baker swerved as Thompson stepped toward the vehicle, clipping Thompson's legs.
Police are continuing to investigate.
Next 2 Days: Dry and mild
Rain is most likely on Friday. Cooler weekend temps follow!
3 Colts make 2016 Hall of Fame semifinalist list
Three former Colts were named as semifinalists Tuesday for induction into the 2016 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Police: Jalen Watson was 'typical parolee'
Up until his arrest, one of the men accused in the murder of Amanda Blackburn was working with a program to get his life back on track, police said.
Lawsuit: IPS could have prevented sexual assault
A young woman sexually assaulted inside an IPS school says her attack could have been prevented if the district had done the right thing.
Debate over proposed Center Grove H.S. center
It's getting down to the side that has the most signatures because the cost of a huge project isn't enough to require a referendum.