Driver, 17, killed in morning crash

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CASS CO., Ind. (WLFI) – A 17-year-old driver was killed Friday morning in a crash in Cass County.

Sheriff Randy Pryor said Lauren Bashore, 17, of Peru was in a van driving east on Logansport Road near County Road 700 East around 8:30 a.m. Friday.

Investigators believe Bashore drove left of the center line and hit the left side of a box truck driven by Kevin Thompson, 60, of Marion.

Pryor said Bashore was dead at the scene.

Thompson was taken to Logansport Memorial Hospital with unknown injuries. 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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