Madison Co. authorities investigating fatal crash

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

According to the Madison County Sheriff’s Department, the deadly accident happened just east of County Road 150 West between Pendleton and Markleville just before 4:45 p.m.

Deputies say an early investigation indicates that a westbound, 2012 Ford Focus began veering across the center line and struck an eastbound 2012 Dodge Journey head on.

The driver of the westbound vehicle, a 17-year-old male, was transported to St. Vincent’s Hospital in Anderson where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the eastbound vehicle, a 56-year-old man, was also taken to the hospital, but only for observation.

The name of the driver killed in the accident has not been released.

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