Incident DetailsCause of Death:
Deputy Craig Blann was electrocuted when he came into contact with a live power line while investigating an automobile accident on County Road 525 West south of County Road 700 South.
The driver involved in the accident had returned home to report the incident. After Deputy Blann interviewed the driver, he returned to the scene of the accident to continue the investigation. While at the scene, he was killed instantly when he came in contact with a downed power line.
Deputy Blann had previously served as a deputy marshal for the Kentland Police Department. He was survived by his wife, daughter, son, sister, two brothers and parents.