A 25-year-old Warsaw man died early Saturday morning after his van was "impaled [by] a tree" accoring to police on C.R. 450 West, south of S.R. 25.
Investigators from Kosciusko County's Fatal Alcohol Crash Team determined Justin Ellis was driving south on C.R. 450 West just before 2 a.m. when, for an unknown reason, he drove off the road and crashed his 1992 GMC van into the tree.
County Coroner Michael Wilson said Ellis died of blunt force trauma.
The crash remains under investigation.