Horrific Crash Kills Four, Injures Five

Morgan County – (Waverly) Just before 7pm Wednesday night, a northbound 2002 Ford Taurus crossed over the median and into the path of an oncoming southbound 2005 Honda Odyssey on State Road 37 just north of Cragen Road.

The Ford Taurus carried five occupants, while the Honda carried four.

The pending further investigation should reveal why the Taurus crossed over the median and drove northbound into the southbound lanes.

DECEASED – Mathew Howard Chambers, 17 of Brownsburg, IN (Driver of Ford Taurus)

Lucas Edwin Kenworthy, 18 of Brownsburg, IN (Passenger in Ford Taurus)

Noah James Tex, 17 of Brownsburg, IN (Passenger in Ford Taurus)

Riley Davis Hurst, 17 of Brownsburg, IN (Passenger in Ford Taurus)

 

INJURED – (All transported to Methodist Hospital)

Ryan Michael Rickenbacker, 22 of Brownsburg (Passenger in Ford Taurus)

David H. Rose, 46 of Bloomington (Driver of Honda)

Kristy A. Hallback-Rose, 44 of Bloomington (Passenger in Honda)

Juvenile Female, 10 of Bloomington (Passenger in Honda)

Juvenile Female, 7 of Bloomington (Passenger in Honda)

All occupants in the Honda Odyssey were wearing seatbelts.  Ryan Rickenbacker was the only occupant in the Taurus wearing his seatbelt.

The four that were fatally injured were not wearing seatbelts.

AGENCIES ASSISTING ISP Trooper Richard Klun and Trp. Caleb Garvin were the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, the Martinsville Police Department, the Morgan County Fire Department, the Morgan County Ambulance Service and the Morgan County Coroner’s Office.

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