Crash Claims Life of Jasonville Man

(GREENE CO.) – A Jasonville man was killed in an accident at 7:20 p.m. Thursday on State Road 59 and County Road 625 North.

The two passengers travelling with him were injured, but survived.

According to an Indiana State Police report, 52-year-old Steelie Barbee was traveling south on State Road 59 when his 1996 Ford left the roadway for an unknown reason.

The vehicle then traveled approximately 50 yards down an embankment, coming to an abrupt stop.

When troopers arrived on the scene, first responders immediately rendered first-aid to Barbee and two adult passengers.

The Greene County Coroner arrived and determined that Barbee had died from his injuries.

The two passengers were treated and released from the scene.

Assisting agencies were Greene County Sheriff’s Department, Wright Township Volunteer Fire Department, Greene County Ambulance Service, Greene County Coroner’s Office, and Skinner’s Wrecker Service.