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Winona Lake fire chief dies after accident

May 6, 2019

Winona Lake Fire Chief Mitch Titus died Sunday after an accident.

It is not clear what happened, but Titus reportedly was flown to a Fort Wayne hospital and died yesterday.

“With heavy hearts, we join our brothers and sisters of the Winona Lake Fire Department in mourning the loss of Chief Mitch Titus,” a message posted to the Facebook page of the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office states. “Chief Titus assisted our agency countless times throughout the years and was always there with a helping hand.”

The Allen County coroner’s office is handling the autopsy.

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