Passenger injured after truck overturns on I-69

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GRANT COUNTY (WISH) – A passenger was injured after a crash on Thursday morning on Interstate 69 near the 262 mile marker.

According to a preliminary crash investigation by the Indiana State Police, 61-year-old Jeffery Smiley of New Castle was traveling northbound on I-69 in his 2006 Chevrolet pickup truck. Police say he was driving too fast for the conditions.

The icy roadway caused Smiley’s vehicle to veer off the roadway. The truck rolled at least one time before coming to rest on its tires. The roof of the truck was crushed, trapping Smiley and his passenger inside the vehicle.

Greg Callahan, 53, of New Castle was transported by ambulance with sever head and back injuries. Smiley was not injured.

Police say both were wearing seatbelts. 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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