Winslow man killed in head-on crash

From Local Sources

OAKLAND CITY — A Winslow man was killed this morning in a head-on crash on State Road 64 West of Meridian Road.

The Indiana State Police and Pike County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash around 10:10 a.m. The preliminary investigation revealed that Anthony Woolsey, 33, of Winslow, was driving his 1996 Ford pickup truck westbound on State Road approximately ½ mile west of Meridian Road when for unknown reasons, he drove left of center and into the path of a 2018 Freightliner truck that was traveling east.

Woolsey was pronounced dead at the scene by the Pike County Coroner’s Office and had to be extricated from his vehicle by the Patoka Township Volunteer Fire Department.

The driver of the Freightliner truck, James Coffey, 47, and his passenger, Jason Gordon, 46, both from Louisville, Kentucky were taken to Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center where they were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

State Road 64 was closed for approximately four hours while the crash was investigated.

This is an ongoing investigation and toxicology results are pending.

Assisting agencies were the Pike County Sheriff’s Office, Gibson County Sheriff’s Office, Oakland City Police, Patoka Twp. Volunteer Fire Department and Pike County Coroner’s Office.

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