DAVIESS COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — A 17-year-old from Washington, Ind. is dead following a single-vehicle crash on US 50 in Daviess County Sunday evening.

According to the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened at approximately 7:24 p.m. Sunday evening on US 50 near County Road 300 W. A witness who called the crash into dispatch reported a Ford F-150 was seen running off the roadway, across the median and down an embankment.

Deputies investigating the crash say the F-150 was speeding when, for an unknown reason, the truck left the roadway, went down an embankment and hit a tree in a wooded area.

The driver of the truck, Eli J. Newberry, of Washington, was removed from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

Assisting at the scene was the Washington Township Fire Department, Washington City Fire, and the Daviess Community Ambulance Service.

The Sheriff’s Office says Indiana State Police will perform a crash reconstruction investigation at a later date.