Brownstown Man Killed in Two-Vehicle Accident

(BROWNSTOWN) – A Brownstown man was killed in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday morning, west of Brownstown.

According to a Jackson County Sheriff’s Department press release, 29-year-old Robert Weddell had to be freed from the wreckage and was taken by ambulance to Schneck Medical Center in Seymour where he died from his injuries.

The accident was reported at 6:51 a.m. in the 3500 block of US 50 West.

Police say a Rumpke truck drove by 25-year-old Dylan Barnett, of Brownstown struck Weddell’s Dodge Ram pickup in the passenger-side door.

Barnett was traveling east and Weddell was traveling west on US 50. Police say Weddell was attempting to turn left into County Materials Inc. when his pickup was struck by the Rumpke truck.

The investigation is ongoing and toxicology reports are pending

Assisting at the scene were Brownstown Police Department, Jackson County Emergency Medical Services, and Brownstown Volunteer Fire Department