Man dies in Shelby Co. crash


SHELBY COUNTY, Ind.–A Hancock County man succumbed to his injuries following a Sunday, single-vehicle accident. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office says that Matthew Batkin, 29, of Greenfield, was allegedly traveling north on State Road 9, south of Shelbyville, at a high rate of speed when he went off the road and crashed into two trees.

Barkin had to be extricated from his truck and was rushed to Major Hospital in Shelbyville, where he died a short time later.

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