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North Vernon Man Killed In Accident
Updated December 4, 2017 7:37 AM | Filed under: Accident
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(JENNINGS CO.) - A North Vernon man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on a county road in Jennings County.

The crash claimed the life of 31-year-old Travis Green.

Indiana State Police and Jennings County Sheriff's Department deputies were called to the crash on County Road 450W near U.S. 50 about 6 p.m. Thursday.

Trooper Matt Holley of the Indiana State Police Versailles Crash Reconstruction Team say Green was traveling north in a 2012 Hyundai Accent on County Road 450W, about a half mile south of U.S. 50, when he lost control of the vehicle, ran off of the road and struck a tree.

The vehicle stopped on the edge of County Road 450W, where it caught fire, according to a state police news release.

Green was pronounced dead at the scene by the Jennings County Coroner's Office..

The investigation is ongoing, and it is unknown whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash, the state police said.

Trooper David Owsley, Jennings County EMS and Spencer Fire Department assisted at the scene.

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