Indianapolis, IN – Friday morning, just after 1:00 a.m., troopers were called to a single vehicle crash on I-465 northbound at the 11 mile-marker. When the first trooper arrived he found the driver entrapped in the wreckage and unresponsive. The Indianapolis Fire Department and EMS responded to the crash. Despite life saving efforts, 29 year old Dustin Gilmer of Indianapolis was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Preliminary investigation at the scene leads officers to believe Mr. Gilmer drove his van off the right side of the road for unknown reasons, then came back across all four lanes and struck the concrete median divider. There were no other occupants in the vehicle and no other vehicles involved.
This investigation is ongoing, investigators do not suspect alcohol to be a factor in this crash. The left lanes of I-465 were closed for approximately three hours for the investigation.