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Two INDOT Vehicles Damaged In Separate Crashes
Updated February 1, 2018 7:42 AM | Filed under: Accident
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(UNDATED) - On Tuesday, Indiana State Police responded to two crashes in the Versailles District where Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) trucks were struck by other motorists.

The first crash occurred at 10 a.m. in the northbound lane of I-65 near Crothersville.

According to ISP Sgt. Stephen Wheeles a red 2013 Nissan passenger car, being driven by 29-year-old David Cutrone, of Lake Wylie, SC, was traveling northbound on I-65 near the 37 mile marker when he drove his car onto the shoulder and struck he guardrail.

The vehicle then struck the rear of a white 2016 Ford INDOT truck being driven by 24-year-old Cody Hobbs, of Scottsburg.

The INDOT vehicle was parked on the shoulder while three INDOT workers removed debris off the shoulder of I-65. Hobbs along with front seat passenger 49-year-old Darren Jones, of Deputy, suffered minor injuries in the collision.

A third INDOT worker, 26-year-old Freddie Taylor, of Scottsburg, who was outside the vehicle at the time of the collision also suffered minor injuries.

All three INDOT workers were transported by ambulance to Schneck Medical Center in Seymour, for treatment.

Cutrone was initially trapped in his vehicle after the collision. Firefighters from the Vernon Township Fire Department and Seymour Fire Department freed Cutrone from the wreckage. He was transported to Schneck Medical Center for treatment of serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The right lane of I-65 near the 37 mile marker was closed for nearly two hours for crash investigation and cleanup.

The investigation is ongoing.

Sgt. Wheeles was assisted by numerous troopers from the Indiana State Police-Versailles Post, the Jackson County Sheriff's Department, Crothersville Police Department, Jackson County EMS, Vernon Township Fire Department, Seymour Fire Department, INDOT, and Howard's Wrecker Service.

The second crash involving an INDOT vehicle occurred at approximately Noon on State Road 101 at I-74 in Ripley County.

ISP Trp. Clifton Elston reports a white 2014 Ford INDOT truck, driven by 42-year-old Kevin Callahan, of Sunman, was traveling northbound on State Road 101. At the same time a white 2012 Chevrolet Silverado, being driven by 78-year-old Keith Huber, of St. Paul, Indiana exited I-74 and drove eastbound into the side of the INDOT vehicle.

Both drivers were checked out at the scene by medical personnel for minor injuries. Three passengers of the INDOT vehicle were also checked out with minor injuries.

State Road 101 was down to one lane for an hour for crash investigation and cleanup.

The investigation is ongoing.

Trp. Elston was assisted by assisted by other troopers from the Indiana State Police-Versailles Post, Sunman Rescue 20, and Buckley's Towing.



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