Medical helicopter called after man burned in car fire

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TIPTON COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – Officials in Tipton County say a medical helicopter was called the scene of a burned person Saturday afternoon.

The incident occurred around 4:45 p.m. at the intersection of 400 South and 500 East.

Tipton County dispatchers tell 24-Hour News 8 the male victim was burned after a car fire at that intersection. A medical helicopter was called to the scene to transport the victim to the hospital.

There is no word on the victim’s condition at this time. Stay tuned to for updates to this story. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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