(8-22-22) A two-vehicle collision happened at around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 20th, at the intersection of U.S. 31 and 18th Road south of Argos when police say Emily Carr (16) of Argos was traveling eastbound and was struck by a southbound vehicle.

Carr was pronounced dead at the scene. Several other people were hurt and taken to area hospitals for treatment.

The crash remains under investigation by the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of the Indiana State Police accident reconstructionist.

Today’s volleyball game with cancelled for today with South Bend Riley, Emily was a member of the Dragons team.


Emily Jean Carr, 16 of Argos, Indiana passed away on August 20, 2022 at 4:37 p.m. from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. On November 21, 2005 in Rochester, Indiana Emily was born to John F. Carr and Lisa M. (Ballinger) Carr. She lived all of her life in the Argos community.

Emily just started her Junior year at Argos High School where she was on the Volleyball Team and the Bowling Team. She was actively involved in Sunshine Club, Tech Club, Band, and the Leo’s Club.

  • Emily is survived by her Mom and Dad – Lisa and John Carr of Argos, Indiana
  • Brother – John R. Carr of Argos, Indiana
  • Paternal Grandparents – Karen and Ralph Swanson

Many Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins

She is preceded in death by her: Maternal Grandparents – Rocky and Kay Ballinger; and Paternal Grandfather – Roy A. Carr.

Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday August 24, 2022 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Argos United Methodist Church, 570 N. Michigan St., Argos, Indiana. 

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday August 25, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the church with Rev. Tim Lee and Rev. Max Milton. Burial will follow at the Maple Grove Cemetery, Argos, Indiana.

In honoring the life of Emily the family request to come wearing your Sponge Bob or Harry Potter attire or your favorite Argos High School apparel.

Memorial Contribution:  Memorial Contributions may be made to help the family with final expenses at: Emily Jean Carr Memorial Fund – 208 N. Michigan St., Argos, Indiana 46501   

Arrangements have been entrusted with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos, Indiana

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