Probable heart attack in death investigation in Clark County on Interstate 65 PDF Print E-mail

Clark County Coroner, Edwin “Huck” Coots, has determined the preliminary cause of death for James P. Johnston, 50, from Brooks, KY, was a probable heart attack with toxicology results pending.

On Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at approximately 2:53 PM, troopers from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg received a call that an occupied vehicle was up against the inside barrier wall at I-65 South at the 4.5 Mile Marker, in Clark County, near Clarksville. When troopers arrived at the scene the driver, James P. Johnston, 50, from Brooks, KY, was seated in the driver’s seat of his Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck unresponsive.

James P. Johnston was transported to the Clark County Hospital via EMS where he was later pronounced dead.