Elkhart man dies after leaving the road and crashing into a tree

("Ambulance" by Andrew Malone, CC BY 2.0)

An Elkhart man was killed Friday morning after his SUV ran off the road and struck a tree. It happened on CR-3 about 2 miles north of the city limits, shortly after 6:30 a.m.

Police say Jonathan Towne, 44, crossed the center line and left the road.

He was not wearing a seat-belt according to officials and was pronounced dead at the scene.

It’s not known why he crossed the center-line and left the road.


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