DATE: Sunday, June 07, 2015
SUBJECT: Fatal Crash Investigation
RELEASE NUMBER: 2015-NR-035
CONTACT: Sergeant Ben Justice
AUTHORITY: Sheriff Dave Wedding
On Sunday, June 7, 2015 at approximately 3:52 PM deputies were dispatched to University Parkway and State Route 66 in reference to a vehicle that had gone off the roadway.
Deputies located a 2010 white Toyota sport utility vehicle approximately 200 feet north of State Route 66. It was later determined that the driver had been traveling north bound on University Parkway at a high rate of speed. The driver then crossed University Parkway, left the roadway, and struck an embankment head on. Deputies located one deceased subject still inside the vehicle. No other vehicles were involved.
The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and Vanderburgh County Coroner’s Office are still investigating the crash. The deceased driver, whose name is being withheld at this time, was the sole occupant of the vehicle.