Westfield crash victims identified as Indianapolis couple


The Westfield Police Dept. released the names of two victims killed in a head-on vehicle crash on April 19. The victims were Theodore Scherer, Jr., 61, and Rhonda Scherer, 51, of Indianapolis.

At approximately 9:08 a.m. April 19, WPD and Westfield Fire Dept. were dispatched to reports of a motor vehicle crash on Ind. 32 near Mule Barn Road.

The Scherers were pronounced dead on scene. An adult driver and juvenile passenger of the other vehicle were conscious and transported to nearby hospitals.

The names and statuses of the adult driver and juvenile passenger have not released. According to a press release from the WPD, the crash reconstruction team is still conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the crash.


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