Brooke Miles, 46, and Richard Miles Sr., 64, both killed and one other injured after tree falls on car on County Road 500 in Putnam County, Indiana

Modified Date: 
Mon, 06/12/2023 - 8:23am
Accident Date: 
Friday, March 3, 2023

Putnam County community mourns death of teacher killed in tree accident

Russ said on Friday evening, emergency workers, along with sheriff's deputies, responded to County Road 500 North near the intersection of County Road 25 West.

Teacher and father-in-law killed when tree falls on top of car, Indiana officials say

The incident occurred on Friday, March 3, in Putnam County, about 45 miles west of Indianapolis. The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office said deputies removed the bodies of two people from the vehicle as a tree laid on top of it.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Brooke Miles
Richard Miles Sr.
Richard Miles Jr.
County Road 500