Indiana State Police (ISP) responded to a single vehicle crash near Batesville on Tuesday morning.
The crash occurred around 4:30 a.m. on October 31 on westbound I-74 at mile marker 147 mile marker in Franklin County.
BREAKING UPDATE: I74WB remains shut down at Batesville, IN. You’ll be detoured 6 miles on SR46 to CR850 at New Point, which puts you back on I-74. The driver killed just after 4 this morning. Updates all morning @FOX19 pic.twitter.com/h9G9RZCll0
— Stef DiPietrantonio (@StefDFOX19Now) October 31, 2023
ISP reports that there was a “single vehicle fatal crash involving a commercial motor vehicle.”
Local news outlets report that the semi truck struck the Huntsville Road overpass.
Crash reconstructionists have been called to the scene to investigate.
Westbound I-74 reopened shortly before 11 a.m.
Fatal crash closes I-74 near Batesville https://t.co/c38tompDUq
— Cindy Saalfeld (@CindyLSchroeder) October 31, 2023