ISP investigating fatal I-65 crash near Columbus

Photo of a fatal accident on I-65 southbound near Columbus on June 27, 2017. (Provided Photo/ISP)

JACKSON COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – The Indiana State Police is investigating an early morning crash that left one person dead on I-65 near Columbus.

According to ISP, the fatal accident happened on I-65 southbound just north of exit 50 around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Police say the crash involved two vehicles, a semi and an INDOT vehicle and occurred when the semi clipped the empty INDOT vehicle.

The driver of the semi was killed in the accident.

After being closed for several hours for cleanup, ISP says the area is now open

24-Hour News 8 has a crew on scene.

This story will be updated once more information becomes available.

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