Troopers Investigate Fatal Head-On Crash on State Road 64

(PIKE CO.) – Friday morning at approximately 10:10 a.m., Indiana State Police and Pike County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash on State Road 64 west of Meridian Road that claimed the life of a Winslow man.

According to Indiana State Police, 33-year-old Anthony Woolsey, of Winslow, was driving his 1996 Ford pickup truck westbound on State Road 64 approximately ½ mile west of Meridian Road when for unknown reasons drove left of center and into the path of a 2018 Freightliner truck that was traveling east.

Woolsey was pronounced dead at the scene by the Pike County Coroner’s Office and had to be extricated from his vehicle by the Patoka Township Volunteer Fire Department.

The driver of the Freightliner truck, 47-year-old James Coffey and his passenger, 46-year-old Jason Gordon, both from Louisville, KY, were taken to Jasper Memorial Hospital where they were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

State Road 64 was closed for approximately four hours while the crash was investigated.

This is an on-going investigation and toxicology results are pending.

Investigating Officer: Senior Trooper John Davis

Assisting Officers: Sergeant Kylen Compton, Trooper CJ Boeckman, and Trooper Jonathan Lukeman

Assisting Agencies: Pike County Sheriff’s Office, Gibson County Sheriff’s Office, Oakland City Police, Patoka Twp. Volunteer Fire Department and Pike County Coroner’s Office

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