Ball State student dies in accident

January 14, 2013

A Ball State University student died overnight after his car overturned along a flooded roadway in Grant County. Blake A. Taylor, 19, of Kokomo was pronounced dead at a local hospital. Police say Taylor was heading to the Muncie campus when his car hydroplaned on a flooded portion of State Road 26 about 11 p.m. and ended up flipping over into a ditch filled with 4 feet to 5 feet of water.