ANGOLA, IN - Steuben County’s weekend hit and run has taken an even more tragic turn as one of the victims has passed away from his injuries.
The 13-year-old juvenile Wayden Bennet, who was involved in Saturday’s hit-and-run, has passed away. Bennett is reported to have passed away on Monday, October 3rd at the Parkview Regional Medical Center.
The other victim in the hit-and-run, Ryly Cumings, was reportedly released from the hospital.
The incident took place on Saturday night on County Road 275 North near Lake James. Police were able to receive tips that led them to a residence near the intersection of State Road 827 and County Road 400 North, south of Fremont. The tip led them to a vehicle belonging to Hope Richmond, a 45-year-old from Montpelier, Ohio.
A GoFundMe account has been set up for Wayden Bennet.
Money raised through the page will go to help paying for funeral and medical bills.
The page can be viewed by searching Wayden A loving 13-year-old boy at gofundme.com or by going to gofundme.com/f/wayden-a-loving-13-year-old-boy
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