HOPE, Ind. (WISH) — A Bartholomew County man died after authorities say he crashed into a tree early Friday morning.
Jesse Jackson, 34, of Hope was driving south on County Road 900 E. north of Schaeffer Lake around 4:30 a.m., according to a media release from the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department.
He drove off the west side of the road, crashed into a tree and his vehicle burst into flames, the sheriff’s department said.
Jackson was ejected from the vehicle and later died of his injuries.