Early Morning Fatal Crash In Southern Vigo County

VIGO COUNTY, Ind – A man was killed in an early morning crash in southern Vigo County.

It happened a little after 6 a.m. on U.S. 41 near Pimento.

Police say that a vehicle was traveling northbound when it left the northbound lanes and drove into a ditch in the median.

The vehicle continued through the ditch and became airborne, rolling over through the southbound lanes and landing in a field on the west side of the highway.

The male driver was ejected from the vehicle.

A witness immediately called 911 and started CPR.

Transcare transported the male to Regional Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor.

The name of the driver is being withheld until family members can be notified