Jogger Discovers Scene Of Fatal Crash

July 8, 2014
By

A jogger came across the scene of a fatal car crash on State Road 46 west of Spades Rd. on Monday.

Around 9:30 a.m., an individual jogging along the road noticed a 2008 Toyota Corolla that had apparently crashed into the ditch.

Authorities arrived on the scene and discovered the driver, Kristen J. Duncan, 48, of Batesville, was deceased inside the vehicle.

Investigators believe the crash occurred around 11 p.m. on Sunday. A nearby resident told police they heard a noise around that time but thought it was fireworks.

Troopers say the car was traveling westbound on S.R. 46 when it ran off the roadway, went through some trees and crashed head on into a culvert.  Police added that Duncan did not appear to be wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. The Indiana State Police were assisted at the scene by Indiana Conservation Officers, Ripley County Sheriff’s Department, Sunman Fire and Rescue, Ripley County Medic, and the Ripley County Coroner’s Office.

Listen Live

Upcoming Events

Jan
15
Fri
all-day BHS Interact Club Spring Cleanin...
BHS Interact Club Spring Cleanin...
Jan 15 – Feb 15 all-day
The Batesville High School Interact Club will be having a spring cleaning coat drive from January 15 – February 15. Drop-off locations include Goody’s, Batesville Memorial Public Library, and the Guidance Office at the Batesville High School.
Feb
8
Mon
6:10 pm Project T3 offering ‘Fun Crayons’
Project T3 offering ‘Fun Crayons’
Feb 8 @ 6:10 pm
‘Fun Crayons’ are recycled from broken crayons, then made into many fun shapes and colors. Every cent made from the proceeds of these sales goes directly for ‘Totes for Tots and Teens (Project T3). You can purchase Fun Crayons at: The Gooseberry, Joan’s T-Shirt Printing and Lisa’s Sew and Tux in Batesville, and Gary’s Wood Design in St. Leon, www.Project T3.com or call Carrie at 812-933-1519.  
Feb
9
Tue
5:00 pm Fat Tuesday Pancake Dinner @ Milan United Methodist Church
Fat Tuesday Pancake Dinner @ Milan United Methodist Church
Feb 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Milan United Methodist Church will be hosting a Fat Tuesday Pancake dinner (all you can eat) on 2/9/15 from 5pm to 7pm. Free Will Offering.

View Calendar