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TEEN KILLED IN WAYNE COUNTY CRASH

(Economy, IN)--A 17-year-old boy has been killed in a Wayne County crash.  It happened around 9:30 Thursday night on U.S. 35 at Newman Road just outside of Economy.  According to the Indiana State Police, a buggy was headed north on 35 with no lights on.  An approaching car hit the buggy from behind.  The impact threw an occupant of the buggy, identified as 17-year-old Jonas Beiler of Economy, into the roadway where he was struck by another oncoming car.  Beiler was pronounced dead at the scene.  Two other people in the buggy were unhurt.  The drivers of the other two cars were also uninjured.