INDOT: Fatal crash shuts down all lanes of Interstate 70 near Cloverdale in Putnam County

Cause of crash under investigation

PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. - One person was killed in a crash on Interstate 70 in Putnam County early Sunday, Indiana Department of Transportation officials said. 

The crash was reported about 3 a.m. near U.S. 231 and State Road 39 near Cloverdale.

Few details were released about the crash, but police said I-70 was closed for 18 miles in both directions as crews worked to clear the scene. All lanes reopned just before 6 a.m., INDOT said. 

The victim's identity was not immediately released. 

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