Sunday Morning accident claims one life

A Sunday morning accident has claimed the life of a Terre Haute woman. The accident happened yesterday morning in Clay County near the intersection of State Road 59 and County road 1200 north. Officials say 29 year old Morgan Prichard was  turning west from State Road 59 onto county road 1200 north when a truck driven by 21 year old Dylan Thompson of Brazil was passing cars, including one full marked sheriff’s cruiser, which had slowed for Prichard’s turn. Thompson’s vehicle then struck Prichards causing the death of the woman. Thompson was taken to the Clay County Justice Center where he tested with a .152 BAC, He is facing charges of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated Resulting in Death as well as other traffic violations.

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