Indianapolis, IN – Indiana State Troopers are investigating an incident where a dump truck rolled over a man who was working underneath it. Thursday morning, at 2:09, Indiana State Police Dispatchers received a 911 call about a man being run over by a dump truck. When first responders arrived they located a severely injured and unresponsive man lying on the shoulder of the roadway. The man was later pronounced deceased at the scene.
Preliminary investigation by Indiana State Police crash reconstructionist have determined the dump truck had become disabled on the side of I-465 eastbound near the 3.3 mile marker. A mechanic arrived to assist and was working on the dump truck when it began to roll, trapping the mechanic between the rear tandem wheels and rolling over him. There were no other vehicles involved in the crash and the incident is still under investigation.
The deceased man was identified as 23 year old Lane S. Grant of Greenville Indiana.
The eastbound lanes of I-465 were restricted during the investigation for nearly 4 hours.