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ISP: Woman on utility tractor killed in collision with car

The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. on County Road 675 North near Portersville Road in northern Dubois County.

DUBOIS COUNTY, Ind. — Indiana State Police and the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department are investigating a deadly crash that happened Friday evening. 

According to a news release, officers from both agencies responded to a crash involving a utility tractor and a car that happened around 6:30 p.m. on County Road 675 North near Portersville Road in northern Dubois County.

Officers said a preliminary investigation shows Ruth Meyer, 60, of Jasper, was operating her lawnmower when she drove onto the roadway and into the path of a car driven by Joann Voelkel, 62.o

Voelkel was unable to avoid collision and struck the utility tractor. Meyer was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of the crash, officers said.

The crash is still under investigation by an Indiana State Police

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