MARTIN COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – One person was killed in a single-vehicle semi-truck accident Monday morning in Martin County.

Officials received a call just after 8:30 am about an accident just north of the intersection of US-231 and Raglesville Rd.

According to a press release, a semi-truck hauling lumber crossed the center line of US-231, ran off the east side of the highway and down into a ditch before coming to a stop in a tree line.

The driver, Merlin J. Miller, 43 of New Paris was pronounced dead at the scene.