Off-Duty Hendricks County Sheriff Deputy Involved in Fatal Brownsburg Crash

Brownsburg – An off-duty Hendricks County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in crash at approximately 1:30am this morning near Brownsburg on I-74.  Crash reconstructionists from the Brownsburg Police Department in addition to the Hendricks County Coroner’s Office are investigating the crash.  Initial investigation by the Brownsburg Police Department indicates the Deputy was traveling eastbound on I-74 when for an unknown reason, the yet unidentified person walked into the path of the Deputy’s vehicle.  The individual was pronounced dead at the scene. According to the Brownsburg Police Department, the deputy exhibited no signs of impairment during their investigation.

Concurrent with the crash investigation by the Brownsburg Police Department, the Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an Administrative Investigation, per policy, to review the incident.  The involved Deputy is being placed on paid administrative leave, as is normal procedure in these types of incidents.

We would encourage anyone with information about this crash, to please contact the Brownsburg Police Department at 317.852.1109 Ext. 2123

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