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Woman found about 12 hours after Elkhart crash

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ELKHART (AP) — State police say troopers tracked cellphone signals to find a woman who was trapped in her SUV in northern Indiana for about 12 hours after going off the road and down an embankment.

Police began looking for Loreena Storer of Elkhart after her husband called about 11 p.m. Thursday to report her missing.

Officials were able to track her cellphone signal to near the Elkhart Municipal Airport. Two troopers began searching on foot and found her SUV 30 feet off the road in a wooded area about 1 a.m. Friday.

Storer had been trapped since Thursday afternoon. She was taken to Elkhart General Hospital with what police said were cuts and trauma to her head and face. A hospital spokeswoman says she has been transferred but wouldn’t give more details.



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