Car Crash in Harrison County Kills One and Injures Four Others PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 00:00

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.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 May 2011 09:40
 
Traffic stop yields dope and money in Clark County PDF Print E-mail
Written by Janna Ross   
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 00:00

 

On May 3, shortly after 12:48 PM, a trooper from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg stopped a gold 1999 Nissan for a traffic violation on Interstate 65 in Clark County, near the 22 Mile Marker. As the trooper was talking to the driver he could sense something just wasn’t right. Indiana State Police K-9, “Kilo” was deployed to the scene. Once at the scene “Kilo” alerted to the presence of possible narcotics in the stopped vehicle.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 May 2011 09:39
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Three injured in crash near Greenville PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Tuesday, 03 May 2011 00:00

On April 27, 2011 at approximately 2:41 p.m., the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department received a call regarding an injury accident on I-64 westbound just before the Greenville exit (Exit 119) involving multiple vehicles.  
The Floyd County Combined Accident Reconstruction Team (CART) was called to the scene to assist in the investigation.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 May 2011 14:09
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Musketeers win baseball Tournament PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Tuesday, 03 May 2011 00:00

A little more than a week after defeating the Salem Lions at home in Pekin, Eastern defeated Salem 10-9 in the championship game of the Washington County Tourney Saturday, at Salem.
Eastern led by a slim 7-6 margin when in the bottom of the sixth inning, Salem went on to score three runs and take a 10-6 lead.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 May 2011 14:12
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Salem FD swears in two new fire fighters PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Tuesday, 03 May 2011 00:00

Two new members of the Salem Fire Department were sworn in Tuesday morning at city hall: Matt Kidd and Maurice Jones, Jr.
Both men have been volunteers for the department for several years, Kidd for seven and Jones for four.
Fire Chief Roger Pennington said he is excited to have both join the department full-time.
He said that while the position was open to the public, those who have been volunteering had a leg up due to their experience and training.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 May 2011 14:14
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