BORDEN, IN – A multi-car crash Wednesday morning on State Road 60 and Deam Lake Road in Clark County claimed its second victim. This is the second fatality from this mishap.
Indiana State Police said identified the fatality as Curtis L Heckel, 24 years-old and a resident of Louisville. The victim was pronounced dead at University of Louisville Hospital. Heckel was sitting in the rear seat of the vehicle.
Indiana State Police post in Sellersburg responded to a deadly crash on State Road 60 just east of Deam Lake Road in Clark County.
Police said troopers from the Indiana State Police who were posted in Sellersburg immediately responded to a deadly crash on State Road 60 just east of Deam Lake Road in Clark County.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2002 Chevrolet Impala operated by driver identified as Angela K. Berkley, age 24, from Bullitt County, KY, was traveling west on State Road 60. For unknown reasons, her Impala veered and crossed the center line. The vehicle crashed into a 1995 Land Rover that was running east. The Land Rover sustained only minimal damage. After the Impala hit the Land Rover, it continued running west and collided with a 2002 Ford F-150 that was traveling east.
The operator of the Impala died at the scene. The front seat passenger of the Impala, identified as Jason Orme, age 33, resident of Corydon, IN, was airlifted to University of Louisville Hospital suffering life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the Land Rover, identified as George Napier, age 38, residing in Charlestown, IN, was not injured. The driver of the F-150, identified as William Piper, age 29, of Salem, IN was also airlifted to the University of Louisville Hospital with critical injuries.
Police said the Berkley, Orme, and Napier were wearing seatbelts; while Heckel, and Piper were not wearing seatbelts.
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Source: Wave News