Bloomington man dies in Friday morning Greene County crash

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GREENE COUNTY, Ind. – Indiana State Police responded to a report of a crash early Friday morning that claimed the life of a 54-year-old Bloomington man.

Fred Thompson passed away at IU Health Bloomington after he was reportedly ejected from a 2002 Ford Explorer southbound on I-69 near the 100 mile marker.

Police were called to the scene just after 2:00 a.m. and said that Thompson was ejected into a nearby median.

ISP said they found evidence that led them to believe Thompson was driving at a high rate of speed prior to the crash.

The explorer’s driver side door was reportedly ripped off by a guardrail.

Thompson died of his injuries at the hospital.