Woman dies following crash in Wabash Co.

A woman died following a crash in Wabash County on Wednesday.

The Wabash County Sheriff's Office responded to a single vehicle crash on Highway 1 just east of N 1120 Blvd.

According to authorities, Paula E. Baumgart, 60, left the roadway to the right after hitting standing water on the roadway.

Once the vehicle left the roadway, it traveled down the embankment and struck several trees.

The vehicle came to a rest on its wheel in the bottom of the ditch.

Baumgart had to be extricated by emergency responders.

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(This story was originally published November 1, 2017)


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