1 killed in head-on crash with truck alon State Road 37 in Madison County

Few details released

MADISON COUNTY, Ind. - One person was killed in a head-on crash with a box truck in Madison County on Tuesday, police said.

The crash happened just before 9 a.m. along State Road 37 just north of County Road 900 North, south of Elwood.

Witnesses said a Volkswagen traveling north on SR 37 crossed the center line and struck a large southbound box truck head on, causing the truck to tip onto its side.

The driver of the car was pinned in the wreckage and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the box truck, Christopher Al Therr, 37, was taken to an Elwood hospital. The extent of his injuries was not released.

SR 37 was closed in the area. The truck sustained a punctured fuel tank, and Madison County Hazmat is at the scene.

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