Greenwood man dies in Columbus crash

COLUMBUS – A Greenwood man died Monday night following a crash on State Road 46, near County Road 750 East in Columbus involving an SUV and a semi.

According to the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department, the accident was reported at 7:30 .m., southeast of Columbus.

When police arrived the driver of a Toyota 4-Runner, 44-year-old Sarbjit Singh of Greenwood, died from “massive trauma to the head” at the scene.

According to the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office, a semi-driver told police he was traveling north when Singh’s southbound SUV crossed the center line, resulting in the collision.

Singh had to be extricated from his vehicle because it had sustained extensive damage.

The truck driver cooperated with the investigation and submitted to a blood draw, which is standard procedure in a fatal accident. Police do not believe the semi-driver was impaired.

The Sheriff’s Department Fatal Crash Reconstruction Team continues to investigation the accident.