VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — The Vigo County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that a fatal single-vehicle crash occurred at the intersection of US Hwy 150 and North Grissom Place in Libertyville near the Vigo/Vermillion county line.

According to Lt. Brian Dehart of the Vigo County Sheriff’s Office, preliminary investigation revealed that the vehicle left the south side of the road, overcorrected, possibly rolled before striking a tree.

Dehart reports the area is known for bad crashes having personally worked on two fatal crashes near the same location in the past.

The Sheriff’s office announced Thursday that the driver who was fatally injured in this crash was 48-year-old Michael Harrington of Shelburn, Ind.

Traffic on US Hwy 150 was shut down for a period while crews awaited the arrival of the coroner before the vehicle could be removed by a wrecker.