1 killed, 1 injured in Vigo County crash

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VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — One pedestrian was killed and another injured in an early morning crash Thursday in Vigo County.

According to the Vigo County Sheriff’s Department, an SUV traveling south on Chamberlain Street, just north of State Road 42, swerved to go around a garbage truck and crashed into a tree.

While the drivers were standing at the scene, assessing damages, another vehicle swerved around the garbage truck, striking both drivers.

The driver of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene. The garbage truck driver was transported to a nearby hospital with what authorities said were non life-threatening injuries.

No drugs or alcohol are suspected in the crash.

No names are being released at this time.

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