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  • Fatal crash near State & Coliseum
    A motorcyclist was speeding and doing a wheelie when he collided with a left-turning pickup truck on State Boulevard this afternoon, according to police.
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    A man robbed the iAB Financial Bank in Grabill this morning, making off with an undisclosed amount of money and fleeing in a two-door car driven by another man, Allen County police said today.
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Girl, 11, badly injured in Wells County go-kart accident

An 11-year-old Keystone girl was badly injured Saturday afternoon in a go-kart accident in Wells County, according to Indiana conservation officers.

About 3:30 p.m., an off-road go-kart driven by an 8-year-old Bluffton boy struck the girl on a private lot, conservation officers said.

Medics took the girl, Alexis Eckelbarger, to Bluffton Regional Medical Center with head injuries. She was later transferred to Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, conservation officers said.

She was listed in critical but stable condition Saturday night.

aingersoll@jg.net

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