SALEM, Ind. (WISH) — One person is dead after a fatal accident in Washington County Tuesday afternoon.
It happened near State Road 56 near Heritage Chapel Road just before 2:30 p.m. when 56-year-old Patricia Burdine travelling east crossed the center line and struck a truck driven by Sam Deaton.
Deaton was pronounced dead on scene. His passenger, Malvina Deaton, was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The crash is still under investigation.