Two-vehicle accident in Dubois County claims a life

DUBOIS CO. – On Friday, December 17th at approximately 11:00 a.m., a fatal two-vehicle accident occurred on Jasper-Dubois Road in Dubois County. The crash occurred approximately 3.5 miles north of State Road 164.

According to an Indiana State Police report, a green Kia Soul, driven by 17-year-old Corbyn Musick from Dubois, was traveling northeast at the same time a black 2007 Audi A4, driven by 18-year-old Landon Mattingly from Dubois, was traveling southwest on Jasper-Dubois Road.

For an unknown reason, Mattingly drove the Audi across the center line entering into Musick’s lane of travel. The two vehicles collided head-on near the edge of the road. Both vehicles came to a stop off the edge of the road, just a few feet from the area of initial impact.

Mattingly was transported to Jasper Memorial Hospital by ambulance, where he died from his injuries. Musick was transported by ambulance to Jasper Memorial and then flown by medical helicopter to St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville. Musick underwent emergency surgery and is listed in critical condition.

No further information is available at this time. 

Assisting at the scene were Dubois County Sheriffs Department, Dubois Volunteer Fire Department, and Dubois County EMS.