Madison County authorities investigating fatal accident

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MADISON COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – Authorities in Madison County are investigating a fatal accident.

Linda Sidwell,74, was killed in the one-vehicle accident.

According to the Madison County Sheriff’s Department, the fatal accident happened around 12:30 p.m. Monday near the 217.5 mile marker on Interstate 69.

Police said that it appears that Sidwell was headed northbound on I-69 when she lost control of her 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette.  At that time, the vehicle drove off the right side of the road. She then over corrected, sending the vehicle rolled over as it then struck a road sign.

Sidwell was pronounced dead on scene.

The fatal accident is currently under investigation.