(LOOGOOTEE) – A single-vehicle accident Tuesday on US 231, south of Loogootee claimed the life of an Indianapolis man.
At approximately 4:23 p.m. the Martin County Sheriff’s Department received multiple 911 calls reporting the accident.
Deputies, Loogootee Police officers, and Indiana State Police troopers along with first responders with the Hayesville Fire Department responded.
According to police, a 2011 Chevy Express Van was traveling southbound on US 231 when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle went off on the west side of the roadway, striking a utility pole and a tree and came to a stop in the roadway.
The driver of the vehicle, Robin Shaw, was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Martin County Coroner’s Office.
The crash is currently under investigation by Martin County Deputy, Johnathan Wells.