Man killed after crash involving dump truck

(WISH Photo/Nick Nebesny)
(WISH Photo/Nick Nebesny)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A man died after a crash on the city’s southeast side involving a dump truck on Friday, police said.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department dispatchers said the crash happened around 3:30 p.m. in the 6200 block of E. Thompson Road.

Police said Anthony Elder, 40, of Indianapolis, was driving a truck when it crossed the center line into oncoming traffic and hit a dump truck head-on.

Elder was killed upon impact, according to police.

Police said Elvin Royalty, 65, of Indianapolis, was driving the dump truck at the time of the crash. He was not injured.

Indiana State Police officers assisted IMPD at the scene.