DATE: Thursday, January 01, 2015
SUBJECT: Fatal New Year’s Day Crash
RELEASE NUMBER: 2015-NR-001
CONTACT: Sgt. Rob Clark / Lt. Noah Robinson
AUTHORITY: Sheriff Dave Wedding
On Thursday, January 01, 2015 at 1:24am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle crash on US Hwy 41 at Waterworks Road.
A Ford Taurus had been eastbound on Waterworks Road before leaving the roadway for an unknown reason. A preliminary investigation indicated that the vehicle struck a small embankment and flipped several times. The driver of the vehicle was ejected and sustained fatal injuries as a result.
The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and Vanderburgh County Coroner’s Office is still investigating the crash. The deceased driver, whose name is being withheld at this time, was the sole occupant of the vehicle.