Car accident kills one in Madison, Ind. - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Car accident kills one in Madison, Ind.

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 MADISON, Ind. (WDRB) -- A fatal accident has shut down a portion of State Road 56 in Madison, Ind.

The accident occurred around 5 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of State Road 62. 

Hundreds of cars leaving the annual Madison Regatta hydroplane boat race were redirected, as authorities worked to clear the scene.

Jefferson County Sheriff John Wallace says the a pickup truck was coming from Madison when it swerved into oncoming traffic. The truck clipped an oncoming car and eventually crashed into the guard rail.

The victim was 55-year-old James T. Bagshaw. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Crash reconstruction will be performed by Indiana State Police tonight.

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