WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ind. (WHAS11) – An accident overnight in Washington County, Ind. has left one person dead.
The accident happened just before 10 p.m. Monday on State Road 135 near the Harrison-Washington County line.
Police said an SUV heading south crossed the center line into the path of a semi truck, causing the tractor trailer, driven by 59-year-old Jonathan Dean of Salem, to go off the road into a ditch.
The driver of the SUV, 21-year-old Joshua M. Trego of Louisville, was killed. Dean suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene by EMS.
The roadway was shutdown for several hours but reopened early Tuesday morning.