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Peru man and son, age 1, killed in Grant Co. crash

A Miami County man and his young son were killed in a Grant County car crash.


Braden Kaylor, 23, was driving a Toyota Scion on Indiana 37 just after 7:30 am on Christmas Eve.  Kaylor's vehicle crossed the center line and struck an oncoming GMC Yukon.


Kaylor’s vehicle went down into the ditch and caught fire. Kaylor and his one-year-old son were pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.  The child was in a car seat.


Four of the passengers in the Yukon was treated and released from the hospital.  A fifth was airlifted from the scene with a leg injury.


Results from blood tests are pending as the investigation continues.