A North Vernon teen died in a Sunday afternoon crash on U.S. 50, Indiana State Police say.
18-year-old Caleb M. Fish died in the accident at about 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon on U.S. 50 at State Road 750.
Sgt. Stephen Wheeles, spokesman for the state police says that a pickup driven by 53-year-old Michael C. Furlong of Cynthiana, Ky., was driving west on U.S. 50 and his vehicle entered State Road 750 in the path of truck driven by Fish. The two crashed in the middle of the intersection then left the north side of U.S. 50.
Furlong and a female passenger were taken to St. Vincent Jennings Hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening, Wheeles said. Fish was pronounced dead at the scene by the Jennings County Coroners Office.
The accident remains under investigation by the Indiana State Police Crash Reconstruction Team. State police were assisted at the scene by the Jennings County Sheriff’s Department, Jennings County EMS, Spencer Twp. Fire Department, Jennings County Coroner’s Office, Seymour Mack, and Hampton’s Wrecker Service.