A three-vehicle crash in Gibson County leaves a young woman dead, and two others injured. Indiana State Police say 20-year-old Lauren Hale of Princeton died on the scene of the accident on Highway 168 in Fort Branch, just east of Owensville. Police say around 1 am, 25-year-old Anthony Yokel was driving eastbound on 168, when he veered left of center, sideswiped an oncoming Chevy Blazer, then hit a Pontiac Grand-Am head-on. They say Hale was the driver of the Grand Am. Troopers say she was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Blazer was not injured, but Yokel was extricated and life-flighted to Deaconess Hospital with serious injuries. ISP says no charges have been filed against him yet, but they say it seems drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash. The accident shut down traffic for nearly four hours.
Indiana State Police confirm one person is dead after a late night crash in Fort Branch. ISP says aroud midnight there was a crash involving three cars on Highway 168 East of Owensville. The deceased was a driver in one of the vehicles, the other two drivers were transported to a local hospital. Reconstructionists were on scene, and officials suspect alcohol played a factor in the crash. Watch Eyewitness News at 6:00 for the latest information.