TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Update: The Vigo County Coroner’s office has identified the deceased from this crash as Grady Thomas Bradford, 51, of Las Vegas, Nevada. ISP says the investigation is ongoing.
Original: Indiana State Police are investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash that happened Friday near the 2-mile-marker of I-70 E in Vigo Co.
A preliminary investigation indicates that a 2015 Dodge pickup truck was traveling eastbound on Interstate 70 near the two-mile marker when for an unknown reason, the vehicle left the roadway and struck a large tree before coming to an abrupt stop.
The impact of the accident caused fatal injuries to the driver.
There were no passengers in the pickup.
ISP said there is no identification of the driver. Officials add once identification has been made and the family has been notified, the driver’s name will be released.
Drugs and alcohol are not believed to be a contributing factor of the accident.