Daily was driving westbound on Ind. 32 when he crashed into the rear of a car driven by Shirley Fisher, 75. Fisher's car was forced into the rear of a pickup truck driven by Ronald Wright, 73, which in turn struck the rear of a Chevrolet Malibu driven by Stephanie Goodman, 43.
Niemeyer was driving his off road vehicle on his property when he lost control, causing it to flip and roll on top of him. He was not wearing a helmet or any other protective equipment, and his head and chest were injured. The crash is still under investigation.
Officials say when Kendall Nicholson came upon stopped traffic he laid down his motorcycle, sliding under a 2004 Chevy Tahoe. Nicholson was wearing a helmet but speed was a contributing factor. The bike caught fire, though officials say the fire did not contribute to his death.
All westbound lanes of I-74 near State Road 267 were closed Saturday morning. A crash involving a semi shut down lanes at mile marker 63.5., on Saturday before 5 a.m. Lanes could be closed for approximately three hours to clean up after the crash.
Rutledge was airlifted to Eskenazi Hospital with severe leg injuries. Dean, the driver, was treated for head injuries at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, and was cited for unsafe movement between lanes. Ballenger, the dump truck driver, was not injured.