Driver in Spencer County fatal crash identifiedSeptember 14, 2018
From Local Sources
ROCKPORT — The Spencer County Sheriff’s Department has identified the person killed in a Saturday night crash west of the Rockport area.
Fatally injured in the 8:45 p.m. CDT accident at State Road 161 and Eureka Road was 25-year-old Jakob Lester of Spencer County, according to the sheriff’s department.
The sheriff’s department has reported that Lester’s vehicle, which was westbound on Eureka Road, ran the stop sign at the highway and a northbound vehicle on State Road 161 was unable to avoid hitting it.
A female who was in the northbound vehicle was transported to be checked and was treated and released, according to the sheriff’s department.
Lester was a graduate of South Spencer High School and was employed by Indiana Tube. His survivors included a wife and two children.
The sheriff’s department reports the investigation into the crash is ongoing and Indiana State Police are assisting.
More on DuboisCountyHerald.com
In 2016, a quad of friends set out on what could be seen as an epic bicentennial journey.
Fallen U.S. military members will be honored Monday on Memorial Day.
The Southridge High School Class of 2019 will graduate at 7 p.m. Friday in Memorial Gym with 139...
Holland Events Committee Inc. presented a $5,000 donation to Holland Elementary School for...
Two Jasper brothers whose actions reporting a fire during the holidays saved the home of an...
Two new officers and a new K-9 officer joined the Huntingburg Police Department force Tuesday.
A youth center in the works in Birdseye could open by the end of summer.
The Forest Park High School Class of 2019 will graduate at 2 p.m. Saturday in Buechler Arena,...