Indiana man killed in I-65 crash was waiting for help in emergency lane after running out of gas

SELLERSBURG, Ind. — At least one person is dead after a crash late Thursday night in southern Indiana.  The crash happened sometime before midnight on I-65S in Clark County. 

“ISP Sellersburg is working a fatal crash on I-65 southbound in Clark County near the 7 mile-marker. I-65 southbound is closed, with traffic diverted off at the 9 mile-marker,” Sgt. Carey Huls with Indiana State Police said on Twitter. The 7 mile-marker is near the Clark County Airport and Dream Lake.

Both lanes of I-65S were closed for several hours as police investigated the scene. The interstate reopened around 4 a.m. on Friday. It is unclear how many cars were involved and police haven’t released any further information on how the crash may have happened.

This is a developing story. It will be updated as we receive more information.


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