Ind. man killed in Miami Co. crash

Victim identified as Paul Chase, 58, of Nashville

BUNKER HILL, Ind. - A Nashville, Ind. man was killed in a two-car crash Wednesday afternoon in Miami County, Indiana State Police said.

The crash was reported about 5:30 p.m. on U.S. 31 at County Road 850 South. ISP troopers said that Paul Chase, 58, of Nashville, was driving a 2008 Toyota Prius east on C.R. 850 South after leaving a gas station. Chase pulled into traffic in the path of a 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser headed south. The Prius was t-boned on the driver's side by the PT Cruiser.

Chase was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the PT Cruiser was flown via medical helicopter to a hospital in Ft. Wayne. The driver's medical condition was not released. 

Police don't think alcohol or narcotics were involved.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. 

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