Driver of pickup truck killed in Washington County crash - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Driver of pickup truck killed in Washington County crash

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SALEM, Ind. (WDRB) -- A man is dead after a fatal crash that flipped his pickup truck in southern Indiana.

Indiana State Police say the crash  happened on State Road 56 near Heritage Chapel Road around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday in Washington County, Indiana.

Investigators say a pickup was hit by a car traveling the opposite direction. The truck flipped killing 76-year-old Sam Deaton.  His wife was also in the pickup.  71-year-old Malvina Deaton suffered injuries police say are not life-threatening. 

The driver of the car, 56-year-old Patricia Burdine also suffered injuries. She's expected to be okay. 

Everyone in both vehicles were wearing seatbelts, and it's not known what caused Burdine to cross the center line.  

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