One person dead after a motor vehicle crash in Harrison County, - WDRB 41 Louisville News

One person dead after a motor vehicle crash in Harrison County, Ind.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Officials say one person is dead after an accident in Harrison County.

It happened around 6 p.m. Saturday on Tee Road near Big Indian Road. The Harrison County Coroner's Office says the victim's name is Chase Brannon. 

According to a press release from the Harrison County Sheriff's Department, a 19-year-old male was driving a green Suzuki Samurai when he ran off the road and crashed into a tree. Brannon, the 17-year-old passenger, was pronounce dead at the scene. 

Sheriff's deputies say the vehicle appeared to have run off the wet side of the roadway and struck a tree. They say Brannon was ejected from the vehicle as it crossed back over the road and struck another tree. 

The accident is still under investigation. 

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