Decatur County, Indiana — December 3, 2013
Police say one person died and another was injured following a pursuit Monday in the Greensburg area.
According to reports, an unidentified motorist was behind the wheel of a 2009 Honda as it traveled along West County Road 480 South. At an unknown hour, the driver crashed near a residence.
Investigators say the impact threw Dupont resident Brooklynn Murray, 22, and 31-year-old Butlerville resident Steven D. Fletcher from the wreckage. Paramedics responded to the scene, but were unable to save Ms. Murray, the driver.
Mr. Fletcher, meanwhile, was transported to Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital for treatment of internal injuries and head trauma. Investigators say the pair were found trespassing and were chased by the landowner before crashing.
According to Keep Kids Alive Drive 25, 37,261 people died on roadways in the United States in 2008.
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