Names released in fatal Vigo County crash


TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — The Vigo County Sheriff’s Department has released the names of those involved in a fatal crash Thursday.

According to Sheriff John Plasse, Kathy Shepard of Terre Haute was driving south on Chamberlain Street when she swerved to go around a garbage truck driven by Jarrett Fagin of Terre Haute. Shepard’s vehicle crashed into a tree.

While Shepard and Fagin were assessing the damage, another vehicle swerved around the garbage truck, striking them both.

Shepard was pronounced dead at the scene. Fagin was transported to a nearby hospital with what authorities said were non life-threatening injuries.

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