Scottsburg-Shortly after 2:00 pm on today’s date, a red 2001 Ford Windstar van
was northbound on Interstate 65 near the 28.5 Mile Marker in Scott County, when
for an unknown reason the van crossed into the median. After crossing into the
median the vehicle then crossed the southbound lanes ending up on the west side
of the roadway in a wooded area.
When troopers and other emergency personnel arrived at the scene the driver was
deceased. The preliminary death investigation by the Scott County Coroner,
Jerry Buchanan, revealed the driver likely suffered a medical condition causing
the crash. It is unknown if the driver’s death was a result of the impact of
the crash, the likely medical condition, or a combination of both.
The driver’s name is being withheld at this time until the next of kin is
Assisting Agencies; Scott County Sheriff’s Department, Scottsburg City Police
Department, Scottsburg City Fire Department and Scott County E.M.S.