Child dies after car crash in Bainbridge

BAINBRIDGE - A 9-year-old girl passed away after authorities said a car she was riding in collided with another vehicle Monday evening.

Lenore Varner, 69, and nine-year-old Carmella Karpovitch were riding in a Pontiac driven by William Varner, 44, of Northfield. 

As Varner attempted to turn the car left into a private drive, authorities said he drove in front of a pickup truck driven by Fredrick Shafer, 55, of Bainbridge, resulting in a collision. 

All four people were taken to Ahuja Medical Center.

Karpovitch was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Authorities said the crash remains under investigation. 


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