The Indiana State Police has recently concluded its investigation of a fatal crash that occurred April 8, 2019, on U.S. 35 near Howard County Road 80 West.
The crash investigation by Trooper Jeremy Perez revealed that Jordan Asher, 21, Kokomo, was driving a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix northbound on U.S 35 near County Road 80 West. Jennifer Eastwood, 48, Logansport, was driving a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee southbound on U.S. 35 near County Road 80 West. Evidence indicated Asher’s vehicle crossed the center line, causing a head-on crash with Eastwood’s vehicle.
Asher died of injuries sustained in the crash. Eastwood was injured.
A toxicology report showed Eastwood allegedly had a blood alcohol concentration of .196 the night of the crash. A driver is considered intoxicated in Indiana with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or higher. Monday, Eastwood was served a Howard County arrest warrant alleging misdemeanor charges for operating a vehicle while intoxicated at .15 or higher, operating while intoxicated endangering, and driving with a suspended license with a prior conviction. She was incarcerated in the Cass County Jail.
A toxicology report showed Asher had Delta-9 THC in her system the night of the crash.