1 killed in Knox County crash

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OAKTOWN, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Indiana State Police confirmed at least one person was killed in a Knox County crash Thursday afternoon.

The car versus semi crash on 41 southbound at Gauger Road north of Oaktown claimed the life of Karen Leah Burr, 62, of Oaktown. The driver of the semi, Albert Javan Riddle, Jr., 58, of Chicago, was not injured.

According to a preliminary investigation, Riddle’s vehicle was having mechanical difficulties and was traveling in the driving lane at approximately 10 mph when Burr’s vehicle collided into the back of the semi.

Emergency crews were still at the scene around 1:45 p.m.

This is a developing story. Continue following WTWO/WAWV both on air and online for updates.

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