James Thomas Brady Killed in Garbage Truck Accident on US 52 in Lafayette, IN

January 15, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
James Thomas Brady
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Garbage Truck
US 52
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Victim's vehicle attempted to stop to avoid rear-ending a garbage truck and was not successful

Victims Transported To
IU Hospital

What Happened

Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office authorities released the name of the man killed in a garbage truck accident on US 52 in Lafayette, IN on January 15th, 2019. 27-year-old James Thomas Brady was seriously injured when his vehicle rear-ended a garbage truck. He was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead. No other injuries were reported.

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