Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy Kills 22-Year-Old Skateboarder

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy Kills 22-Year-Old Skateboarder

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A 21-year-old Madison man was killed last night when an off-duty Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy struck him on a skateboard. 

Hunter A. Robinson, 22, was traveling westbound on Clifty Drive when he was struck and killed. 

He was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office.

Last night, May 10, 2021, Troopers with the Indiana State Police-Versailles were called to investigate a fatal crash that occurred in Jefferson County, Indiana when an off-duty Jefferson County Deputy’s vehicle struck and killed a person on a skateboard.

The initial investigation by Trooper Andrew Garrett, Indiana State Police-Versailles Crash Reconstruction Team, indicated that Deputy James T. Webster, age 51, was off duty but driving his Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department issued 2016 Ford Explorer westbound on Clifty Drive near Rose Street in Madison, Indiana shortly before 10:00 pm last night.  Dep.

Toxicology results are pending however drugs and alcohol are not suspected to be factors in the crash.

Investigators are also attempting to locate the operator of a light-colored SUV/Crossover that may have been involved or witnessed the crash.

Anyone with information about the crash is urged to contact Trp. Andrew Garrett, ISP-Versailles, at (812)689-5000.

Hunter Robinson’s family has been notified.

The investigation is ongoing.

The Indiana State Police was assisted by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, Madison Police Department, Jefferson County Communications, Madison Fire Department, KDH EMS, Jefferson County Coroner’s Office, and Stanley’s Wrecker Service.