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Moped rider killed in crash with SUV

MILLERSBURG, Ind. – Police in northern Indiana said an SUV passing a horse-drawn buggy slammed into a moped, killing its 20-year-old rider.

Elkhart County police said the crash happened Monday night on a rural road near the town of Millersburg. Police said the SUV crashed head-on with the moped that was traveling the opposite direction in the area about 30 miles southeast of South Bend.

The Elkhart Truth and WSBT-TV reported Jeremy Yates of Nappanee died at the scene. Three passengers in the SUV were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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