Single vehicle accident in Gibson County claims the life of one man
(Owensville, Indiana) — A single vehicle crash in Gibson County today claims the life of one man Saturday morning.
The Gibson County Sheriff’s Department reports that around 10:26 a.m. they received a 911 call reporting that there had been a single vehicle accident near the intersection of State Road 165 and County Road 700 South.
Lead Investigator Sgt. Bruce L. Vanoven reports that a White 2001 International School Bus was Northbound on State Road 165 when his vehicle dropped off the Eastside of the roadway. The driver over-corrected crossing both lanes of traffic and struck a tree on the Westside of the roadway. The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Police say they do not believe speed was a factor.
The name of the driver isn’t being released at this time. Gibson County Coroner Barrett Doyle is investigating the death, and an autopsy will be conducted in Vanderburgh County.