HUNTINGTON, Ind. (WANE) – A mother and daughter died in a crash involving a semi Wednesday in Huntington, according to the Huntington County Sheriff’s Department.
The Huntington County Coroner’s office identified the victims as 77-year-old Linda Dykstra, of Wayland, Mich., and 54-year-old Rochelle Burch, of Franklin, Ohio. Both died from force blunt trauma.
According to the Huntington County Sheriff’s Department, Burch ran a stop sign on U.S 224 near I-69 just after 11 a.m. Her car was hit by a semi, knocking it off the road.
Both Burch and her mother were declared dead at the scene by emergency crews. The semi driver was not injured in the accident.
Investigators have ruled the deaths accidental.