SUBJECT: Truck Driver Killed in Semi Crash Rollover on US 41
RELEASE NUMBER: 2018-NR-040
CONTACT: Lt. Noah Robinson
AUTHORITY: Sheriff Dave Wedding
On Monday, July 16, 2018 approximately 2:00 AM the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and the Scott Township Fire Department responded to Highway 41 near the I-64 overpass for a crash involving a semi-tractor trailer.
On scene investigation determined the semi-tractor trailer had been traveling east on I-64 when the vehicle left the south side of the roadway, traveled down an embankment, turned onto it’s side and came to rest in the south bound lanes of Highway 41.
Both northbound and southbound lanes were closed for several hours while crews from the Scott Township Fire Department extricated the driver from the cab. The driver was pronounced dead on scene. The Vanderburgh County Coroner’s Office identified the driver as Mr. Kenneth L. White, 48, of Shelbyville, KY.
The crash is still under investigation.
Pictured above: Crash scene on north US 41 at I-64.