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Greene County Man Dies Following Accident
Updated October 11, 2016 9:14 AM | Filed under: Accident
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(LYONS) - A Sunday night accident near Lyons claimed the life of a Bloomfield man.

20-year-old Evan Sipes was transported to Greene County General Hospital and later transported to Methodist Hospital where he later died.

According to a Greene County Sheriff's Department press release, Sipes traveled off of the roadway on County Road 200 South, west of County Road 800 West, at 8:55 p.m. on Sunday.

After the 2007 Toyota Tacoma left the roadway, it struck a utility pole, traveled through part of a corn field and came to rest in a ditch.

Greene County Ambulance Service transported Sipes to Greene County General Hospital, and he was flown by an AirEvac medical helicopter to Methodist Hospital.

The roadway was closed for a short period of time and power lines were down in the area.

Also assisting at the scene were Lyons Fire Department and Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC.

The accident is still under investigation.



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