Mancelona Couple, grand kids, killed in Indiana crash

Some sad news from Indiana, where a Mancelona couple, and two of their grand children died in a three vehicle crash Friday….a third is in critical condition.

According to television station WLFI, a car driven by 67 year old Ronald Longpre of Mancelona crossed a center line on U.S. 24, about a mile and a half east of Reynolds, Indiana.

The car sideswiped a pickup truck and then struck a second pickup.

Longpre and his 62 year old wife Sandra died, along with 13 year old grandson John Longpre the second who were pronounced dead at the scene.

Nine year old Erin Longpre died later at the hospital, and 11 year old Brandon Longpre is in critical condition.

The children lived in Indianapolis with their parents.

The people in the pickups did not need medical treatment.