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May 13, 2013

Peru teen killed in car wreck

Driver misses curve, smashes into trees.

Peru — A 19-year-old Peru man was killed and two other Peru teens injured Saturday morning after a single-car accident on East Daniels Road near Peru.

According to the Miami County Sheriff’s Department, 19-year-old Jacoby Sanders was driving a 2001 Volkswagen west on the 4000 block of Daniels Road when he missed a curve and drove off the road into a patch of trees.

Emergency personnel responded to the accident at 4:30 a.m., where backseat passenger Dalton Rose was pronounced dead on scene.

Sanders was treated at Dukes Memorial Hospital and was later transported to an Indianapolis hospital.

Front-seat passenger Miranda Worl, 19, suffered minor injuries and was treated and released from Dukes Hospital.

Deputies said they continue to investigate the accident.

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