Driver arrested for driving recklessly on I-70

(WISH Photo/Brett Bensley)

PUTNAM COUNTY (WISH) – Police arrested a driver who was traveling on I-70 westbound at a high rate of speed.

Dispatchers received several calls about a red Chevrolet Camero that was going around 100 miles per hour on the interstate.

The driver, Brandon G. Barngrover, 29, of Wilkinson, Ind. was spotted shortly after 11:45 a.m. Monday. An Indiana State Police trooper noticed Barngrover’s Camero near the 39 mile marker on I-70. The car was traveling at 100 mph through a construction zone. He was also passing drivers without using a turn signal.

The trooper was able to stop Barngrover near the 28 mile marker.

Barngrover was arrested on preliminary charges of reckless driving. His vehicle was also impounded. 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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