1 dead in Lost River Township crash

From Local Sources

LOST RIVER TOWNSHIP — A Tuesday evening crash in southern Martin County claimed the life of a Sullivan County man.

Killed in the 8:18 p.m. accident on Windom Road at Simmons Creek Road was Dalton T. Sutt, 28, Carlisle, according to the Martin County Sheriff’s Office. Carlisle is located midway between Terre Haute and Vincennes.

Police received several 911 calls Tuesday night reporting a semi tractor-trailer crash with unknown injuries.

Sutt was determined to have been driving southbound on Windom Road. Authorities say he was ejected from the vehicle as it descended a county road curve. The semi continued off the road and into a wooded tree lining.

Police say it is unknown at this time what caused the crash.

Sutt was transported to Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center where he was later pronounced dead by the Dubois County Coroner’s Office.

The scene and surrounding area on Windom Road was closed for about five hours while the crash scene was processed.

Indiana State Police assisted with accident reconstruction. Other assisting agencies included Memorial Hospital Emergency Medical Services, the Dubois Volunteer Fire Department, the Lost River Volunteer Fire Department, Stork Service Center and Ruxer Ford.

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