Fatal accident claims Bargersville man

TRAFALGAR, Ind.–A Bargersville man is dead following an accident near Trafalgar on Tuesday morning. Johnson County Sheriff Doug Cox says that around 6:50 a.m., the sheriff’s office was notified of a personal injury accident in the 6000 block of West State Road 44.

Deputies and rescuers from Bargersville Fire Department discovered the two-vehicle accident involving a sport-utility vehicle and a pickup truck. The driver of the pickup, Chad Kepner, 36, was pronounced dead at the scene. The SUV’s driver, Earl Davis, 42, of Martinsville, was transported to a local hospital.

Authorities believe that Davis had crossed the centerline of S.R. 44 before hitting Kepner. The investigation is ongoing.

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