One person is dead another seriously injured in an accident in Sullivan County

SULLIVAN CO. – One person is dead, and another was seriously injured in an accident on County Road 500 East, just north of Carlisle.

The accident was reported around 5:30 pm Sunday.

When first responders arrived they found 40-year-old Jeremy Jewell had died as a result of his injuries. Another occupant of the vehicle 22-year-old Isiah Jewell was airlifted from the scene and remains in critical condition.

According to Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department investigators, the preliminary investigation revealed the two occupied a Toyota Camry that left the roadway and struck a tree. It is unclear who was driving the vehicle.

Indiana State Police is assisting with the investigation.