GREENE COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — The body of a Sandborn man has been found submerged in a vehicle in Greene County.
According to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, the Greene County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a fisherman on Black Creek reporting a possible submerged vehicle near the bridge on County Road 1075 West on March 30.
Responders found a pickup truck submerged in that area. DNR divers then assisted in removing the vehicle from the creek. Inside, the body of David Jones, 55, of Sandborn, was found.
Investigators determined that Jones had been headed north on CR 1075W when his vehicle collided with part of the bridge causing it to crash into the water.
DNR said the cause of death is undetermined pending the results of an autopsy, and the investigation is ongoing.
Assisting agencies include the Greene County Sheriff’s Department, Emergency Medical Service, and Coroner’s Office, the Knox County Sheriff’s Department, and Bland’s Towing.