TAYLORSVILLE, Ind. (WISH) — An Indianapolis man died in a Thursday morning crash on Interstate 65 in northern Bartholomew County.
Bartholomew County Sheriff Matt Myers says the crash happened around 10 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-65 near the U.S. 31 interchange. That’s near Indiana Premium Outlets.
Photos from the crash scene showed a semi-tanker overturned and debris scattered across the interstate.
James Warren Oden, Jr., 49, of Indianapolis, died at the crash scene from blunt force injuries.
Oden was driving the semi-tanker on I-65 when it struck a car.
The passengers in the car — Blaine Pheral, 21, and Rachelle Pheral, 22, both from Columbus, Indiana — went to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries received in the crash.
The northbound lanes were closed through 4:30 p.m., and drivers on the northbound lanes were rerouted.