Complete Indiana accident reports and news.

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Monday, July 21, 2014
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A man driving a dump truck is killed after losing control on State Road 56 near French Lick.

Troopers say 28-year-old Gared Allen was heading east on S.R. 56, when he drove off the edge of French Lick Hill, overturned, and hit a tree.

Authorities say Allen wasn't wearing a seat belt and died at the scene. S.R. 56 was closed for nearly five hours.

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Friday, July 18, 2014
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Police are looking for the family of a man who was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer in Clark County early Friday.

It happened on Interstate 265 near the Tenth Street exit in Jeffersonville, in a construction zone. That's when police say they received a call about a man walking along the interstate. A state trooper from the Indiana State Police in Sellersburg was in the process of searching for the man when a semi truck in front of him hit the brakes and pulled over.

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Monday, July 14, 2014
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Police have identified a tractor-trailer driver killed in a crash on I-70 in Putnam County on Monday.

The driver was Robert P. Deakin, age 46, of Avon, Indiana. The coroner found the cause of death was blunt force trauma.

The crash occurred at around 12:36 pm Monday in the westbound lanes on I-70 near the 30 mile marker. Indiana State Police say traffic was slowing down for a construction zone and moving into the right lane.

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Friday, June 6, 2014
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A second teen caught over the weekend in the turbulent waters of a dam near Edinburgh has died.

Michael Chadbourne, 16, died Monday, according to the Marion County coroner's office.

Jason Moran also died after he, Chadbourne and two other teens tried to come to the aid of Sarah McLevish, who got swept below part of the dam on the Big Blue River on Friday while the five teens were swimming.

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Saturday, May 31, 2014
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A teenager killed on Saturday in an off-road vehicle crash has been identified.

The victim was 17-year-old Chase Brannon, according to Harrison County Deputy Coroner Tracey Kinslow. Police said Brannon was a passenger in the vehicle when it ran off the west side of Tee Road around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, hit a tree, causing the vehicle to flip and hit a second tree.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014
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One person was killed and two others suffered injuries in a crash on U.S. 31 Thursday afternoon.

According to Sergeant Mark Helms, the crash happened around 5 p.m. after lanes on Interstate 65 were shut down due to a pavement crack near Seymour. During the closure traffic was rerouted from I-65 to U.S. 31.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014
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A 23-year-old Fishers woman died at IU Health Saxony Hospital on Thursday night, several hours after her car drove off I-69 and ended up in a creek, Madison County Sheriff Ron Richardson said in a written release.

Amber Davidson was taken to Saxony after the 2002 Dodge Intrepid she was driving south on I-69 went off the interstate at mile marker 217, rolling into the median and striking cable barriers, before continuing south down an embankment and coming to a stop in a creek.

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
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A Greenwood man died in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 465 on Wednesday afternoon, police said.

The crash happened on the northbound I-465 ramp onto eastbound Interstate 74 at 5 p.m., officials with the Indiana State Police said.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the driver failed to follow the curve and drove off across a grassy median before striking the bridge support head-on.

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Monday, May 26, 2014
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Investigators are still trying to figure out what led to a deadly ATV accident in Indiana.

38 year old William Duitz went over a concrete embankment while riding an ATV.

The crash happened in New Albany around 9 p.m. May 26.

Police say 38-year old William Duitz was driving his ATV in the driveway in the 3800 of Monty Drive.

They say for unknown reasons it went off the driveway and fell over a concrete embankment.

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Saturday, May 24, 2014
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MedFlight responded to a accident between a motorcycle and small SUV in Nappanee Saturday afternoon.

It happened around 3:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 6 at the intersection with C.R. 11. Police say the motorcycle was traveling behind the SUV on U.S. 6 when the SUV's driver began to turn right onto C.R. 11.

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