Mother’s Day Crash Claims Life of 35-Year-Old Louisville Man

Mother’s Day Crash Claims Life of 35-Year-Old Louisville Man

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The Indiana State Police is still investigating an afternoon crash on Mother’s Day that claimed the life of a 35-year-old Louisville man and sent three more to the hospital.

Jon T. Donlon, 35, from Louisville, KY. Jon T. Donlon was pronounced dead at the scene.

Yesterday afternoon at approximately 2:50 pm., Washington County Dispatch sent officers to a report of a crash at U.S. Highway #150 and Sinking Creek Lane in Hardinsburg.

When officers arrived and began investigating the crash it was preliminarily determined that a 2003 Ford Explorer, being driven by Randy J. Tussey, 33, from Hardinsburg, IN, was travelling south on Sinking Creek Lane and failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of U.S. Highway #150.

As he ran the stop sign, he crashed into a 2010 Mazda passenger car in the driver’s side door. The Mazda was east on U. S. Highway #150 and being driven by Donlon.

Tussey was flown to the University of Louisville Hospital with serious injuries.  

A female passenger in the Tussey’s Ford Explorer was transported to the University of Louisville Hospital by ground ambulance with serious injuries.

A female passenger in the Mazda passenger car was transported by ground ambulance to the Floyd County Hospital with serious injuries.

Master Trooper Kevin Bowling of the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg is investigating this crash with the assistance of the Indiana State Police Crash Reconstruction Team.

This investigation is continuing.

Assisting Agencies included the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, Indiana Conservation Officers, Washington County Coroner’s Office, Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department and the Washington County E.M.S.