ORLAND, Ind. - Authorities say a northeastern Indiana county's highway superintendent was killed in a weekend motorcycle crash.
Steuben County officials say 66-year-old Ken Penick of Orland had led its highway department for about 10 years.
The Sheriff's Office says Penick died of head injuries Saturday night when his motorcycle crashed into a car that had just turned from a county road onto Indiana 120 about a half mile from his home.
Police say Penick wasn't wearing a helmet. The driver and passenger in the car had minor injuries.
County Commissioner Loretta Smart tells The Herald Republican that Penick worked hard and always had the county in his heart.
City could consider public's use of Narcan
Indianapolis police and ambulance crews have reported success in dispensing Narcan to people who overdose on heroin.
Dad dies days after son killed in scooter crash
A 7-year-old boy and his father died after a car hit the motor scooter that they were riding Tuesday evening.
Ind. family sues real estate agent, former owner
A family forced to flee their home over a hidden danger is taking legal action.
Man fatally shot on city's northeast side
Police were investigating after a 29-year-old man was fatally shot on the city's northeast side Thursday evening.
Teens attack woman in downtown parking lot
Indianapolis police were searching for five teens accused of attacking a woman while wearing masks.
911 calls tell story of public heroin use
Indianapolis is seeing roughly three heroin overdoses each day, but they're not confined just to dark alleys as Hollywood would have you believe.