Bloomington teen killed in a one-vehicle accident

ELLETTSVILLE – A 16-year-old Bloomington teen was killed when he crashed his car on Lost Man’s Lane, northeast of Ellettsville Friday around 10 p.m. His passenger was injured.

Mark Bolstridge, of Bloomington, died at the scene from his injuries, according to Monroe County Coroner Joani Stalcup. 

According to a Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, Bolstridge was traveling east in the 3700 block of Lost Man’s Lane near Lauren Lane when his 2000 Volkswagen went off the road, overturned, and crashed into a utility pole causing a power outage in the area. The road was closed for hours while the crash was investigated.

Police say speed is believed to have been a factor.  Toxicology testing is pending however it is not believed to have been a contributing factor.

Indiana State Police troopers and Ellettsville firefighters assisted at the scene.