Driver Involved In Fatal Accident Near Ferdinand Identified

(FERDINAND) – The driver involved in a fatal crash on Interstate 64 near Ferdinand has been identified as 60-year-old Terri Jo Kanter of Evansville.

Shortly after noon on Friday, Indiana State Troopers responded to a fatal accident on I-64 west of Ferdinand.
Multiple Indiana State Police Accident Reconstructionists were on scene for more than five hours piecing together the events that lead up to this tragedy.
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Troopers say Kanter was traveling east when the vehicle drove off the north side of the roadway, crossed over the median before colliding with a westbound 2016 Freightliner semi being driven by 32-year-old Paul Reckner, of Sweetwater, Texas.
Reckner was not injured during the crash but he was transported to a local hospital by a trooper for a certified chemical test, which is standard protocol for persons involved in an injury accident.
Drugs and alcohol are not suspected to be a factor at this time. Kanter’s vehicle was removed from the crash scene and taken to the Carter Township Volunteer Fire Department where an autopsy was performed.