Victim Identified In Fatal Crash On U.S. 41

Vigo County, IN - The victim from a fatal accident in Vigo County Tuesday morning has been identified.

Officials have identified the victim as Russell W. Ewers, 68, of Linton.

The accident happened on U.S. Highway 41 near Boot City.

Ewers was headed north when his vehicle went into the median. The car traveled through a ditch, became airborne, then rolled over through the southbound lanes before landing in a field.

The driver was ejected from the vehicle. A witness called 911 and started CPR. Ambulance crews took Ewers to Regional Hospital where he died of his injuries.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this crash.

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