Martinsville man dies in Johnson Co. crash

(WISH Photo/Brett Bensley)
(WISH Photo/Brett Bensley)

WHITELAND, Ind. (WISH) — A Martinsville man died as a result of a car crash in Johnson County over the weekend, according to the Johnson County sheriff.

Joseph Carter, 29, drove off the road, over-corrected and hit a tree around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, according to a police report. The crash happened near County roads 600 North and 200 East, which is near Whiteland.

It wasn’t clear what caused the crash. No other vehicles were involved. There was sleet or freezing rain coming down at the time of the incident. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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