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July 7, 2014

Amboy man killed in crash

Police: Driver was intoxicated when he crashed truck

CONVERSE — A 25-year-old Amboy man was killed Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash after police say an intoxicated driver crashed a truck.

The Converse Police Department responded to the accident at around 12:44 a.m. near the intersection of 950 East and 1200 South in Miami County.

Police said they found a 2000 Dodge Ram driven by 26-year-old Bryan Zirkle, Converse, had traveled off the road and overturned.

Kyle Page, of Amboy, a passenger in the truck, died from injuries suffered in the accident.

Zirkle was taken to Dukes Memorial Hospital, where he was treated and released for his injuries. Police then arrested him for operating while intoxicated causing death and incarcerated at the Miami County Jail.

Police say the crash remains under investigation.

Agencies assisting at the scene included the Indiana State Police, Miami County Sheriff’s Department, Amboy Fire Department, Converse Ambulance and Dukes Memorial Hospital.

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