Indiana

Dale Thomas Killed in Accident at US 231 and County Rd 800 in Lafayette, IN

Date
May 31, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

U.S. 231, Murfreesboro, TN, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office
Vehicles Involved
Dump Truck
Road/Highway
US 231 and County Rd 800
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dump truck struck an individual in a work zone


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a collision that killed an individual at US 231 and County Rd 800 in Lafayette, IN on May 31st, 2024. Police say the incident happened around noon. Authorities say a dump truck was reversing southbound before striking an individual behind the truck working with a water sprayer at the site. The individual, identified as 53-year-old Dale Thomas, was fatally injured in the incident. Authorities did not have any additional available.

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