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UPDATED: Bedford Man Arrested Following Fatal Crash
Updated October 28, 2015 7:38 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(BLOOMFIELD) - According to Greene County Police 24-year-old Joshua Paul Wells of Bedford has been located. He was arrested on two outstanding Lawrence County warrants.

Police say he was the driver of a Ford F-350 truck that was involved in a single-vehicle accident leaving one of his passengers injured and a 14-year-old Solsberry girl dead.

The crash happened at 1:30 a.m. this morning on State Road 54 at Sharkey Road near Bloomfield.

After crashing the truck, Wells allegedly fled the scene.

One passenger, Shelsey Proctor, of Worthington, according to her family suffered a laceration to her head that required 12 staples and bruises.

Bailey Miller, an Eastern Greene student, died from injuries suffered in the crash.

Police discovered that Wells is wanted on Lawrence County warrants for failure to appear on a prior court date and for operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

The Greene County Sheriff's Department is leading an ongoing investigation into the crash.

The lead investigating officers, GCSD Detective Jim O'Malley and Deputy Jeff Brown, were assisted in the initial investigation Tuesday morning by GCSD Maj. George Dallaire and Sgt. Bobby Pierce.

In addition to sheriff's deputies, personnel from the Greene County Ambulance Service, the Richland Township Fire Department, the Center Township Fire Department and the Indiana State Police assisted on the scene and in the subsequent search for the driver.



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