Washington man killed in crash near Holland

By Herald Staff

HOLLAND — A Washington man was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Wednesday morning on State Road 161 near Holland.

According to an Indiana state Police Jasper Post news release, the Dubois County Sheriff's Office responded to the crash around 2:25 a.m. Wednesday and an ISP crash reconstructionist also responded to the scene.

A preliminary investigation showed, according to the release, that a 2014 Volvo semi-tractor trailer was traveling southbound on State Road 161 when the vehicle left the traveled portion of the roadway for unknown reasons. The vehicle came to rest on the east side of the road after striking several trees.

The driver, James Daniel Burchell Jr., 45, of Washington, Indiana, was the only occupant of the vehicle and was declared deceased at the Dubois County Coroner's Office.

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