Husband, wife died in Friday semitractor crash on I-70

GREENCASTLE, Ind. (WISH) — The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department said a husband and wife died in a Friday morning crash on Interstate 70. 

The sheriff’s department said in a news release issued Tuesday that they were first called at 5:22 a.m. Friday about a semitractor-trailer on fire in the median about 3 miles east of the Cloverdale exit. 

Tommy and Charlene Weeks died in the crash, according to the Putnam County coroner, the release said.  Tommy was driving and had a medical issue, the release said. 

The release did not indicate where the couple was from or their ages, but said the semitrator was registered out of Malvern, Arkansas.