Teenager Dies in Single Car Crash East of Stilesville

Stilesville – Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office crash reconstructionists in addition to the Hendricks County Coroner’s Office are investigating a single vehicle fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred on US 40 near the intersection of Co Rd 300W near Stilesville. This crash has left the driver of the vehicle, a 17-year-old male, dead.

Deputies were called to the scene at on US40 near Co Rd 300W at approximately 6:20AM when the crash was reported to the Hendricks County Communications Center. The preliminary investigation shows that a Saturn passenger car was traveling eastbound on US 40 when, for an unknown reason, the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. The driver, and sole occupant, of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. Drugs and alcohol are not suspected as a contributing factor at this time.

The identity of the deceased is not yet being released, due to pending notification of the family. That information may be released at a later time. US 40 is open for routine travel and the investigation is ongoing.

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