Drivers name released in a fatal accident in Dubois

DUBOIS CO. -Thursday, August 25, 2022, at approximately 2 p.m. Dubois County Sheriff’s Department Dispatch received a report of a semi rollover crash on US 231 near Old State Road 45.

First responders arrived on the scene minutes later and found a semi tanker hauling around 6,000 gallons of milk on its side with the driver entrapped.

The driver Jerome Thomas Marcotte from Warsaw, MO., was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Dubois County Coroner’s Office.

The roadway was closed for approximately eight hours while emergency crews cleared the scene and unloaded the milk into another tanker. The roadway has since reopened.

Assisting agencies responding included the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department, Haysville Fire Department, INDOT, Jasper Street Department, Stork’s Towing, and the Dubois County Coroner’s Office