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

May 31, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 231, Murfreesboro, TN, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office
Vehicles Involved
Dump Truck
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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