On May 3, at approximately 8 p.m., troopers from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg along with Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an automobile crash on Faith Road just East of Wesley Chapel Road in Harrison County. When officers arrived they discovered a black 1999 Mitsubishi Galant and a blue 2002 Kia Sedona, both with extensive damage. The preliminary investigation reveals the 1999 Mitsubishi Galant was West Bound on Faith Road when it crossed the center of the roadway striking the 2002 Kia Sedona head on.
The driver of the 1999 Mitsubishi, Michelle E. Vaughn, 35, from Mauckport, IN was pronounced dead at the scene. Her passengers, Lenny R. Wade, 10, and Russell M. Wade, 8, both her sons, were transported by ambulance to the Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville, KY with unknown injuries. The driver of the Kia Sedona, Heather D. Seacat, 36, from Mauckport, IN was seriously injured and was transported by air ambulance to the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, KY. Her passenger, Neal H. Davison, 47, from Corydon, IN was also seriously injured and was transported to the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, KY by ambulance.
Seat belt use is unknown at this time.
This crash is still under investigation with Crash Reconstructionist from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg reconstructing the crash scene.
Assisting Agencies; Heath Township Fire Department, Harrison County E.M.S. and the Harrison County Coroner’s Office.