July 31, 2013
Wed Jul 31, 2013, 09:44 AM EDT
TERRE HAUTE — One person died early today after a vehicle struck a tree along Miami Gardens Road in eastern Vigo County.
The identity of the person is being withheld pending notification of relatives, and Vigo County Coroner Dr. Susan Amos told the Tribune-Star that the identity of the white male will be confirmed with dental records prior to release of his name. An autopsy will be conducted Thursday.
According to the Vigo County Sheriff’s Department, the victim was partially ejected from and pinned under the vehicle, which had rolled onto its top after striking a tree in the 6800 block of Miami Gardens Road. Police responded to the scene at about 2:50 a.m. today. The police investigation revealed that the vehicle had been stolen moments prior to the crash.
For more information on the accident, see Thursday’s Tribune-Star or return to www.tribstar.com.