One killed in Thursday night wreck in Clay County


CLAY COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – One person is dead and another hospitalized after a single-vehicle wreck in Clay County.

The wreck happened on Cory/Staunton Road near State Road 42 Thursday evening around 8:42 p.m. when a vehicle left the road and struck a utility pole.

The driver, 32-year-old Anthony Moran, was found trapped inside the vehicle and was pronounced dead on the scene due to injuries sustained in the crash.

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office says a passenger of the vehicle was transported to Terre Haute Regional Hospital for treatment.

The investigation is ongoing, but deputies say they believe speed and alcohol were factors in the crash.

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