Semi truck driver dead after multiple-vehicle crash on I-65 SB in Boone County


BOONE COUNTY, Ind. — A semi truck driver died in interstate crash on I-65 in Boone County.

The crash happened around 9:40 p.m. Sunday near mile marker 149 (near the State Road 47 exit) in the southbound lanes of I-65.

Indiana State Police confirmed one fatality.

According to the Boone County Sheriff’s Office, four semi trucks and a passenger vehicle were involved.

Investigators said the rear-most semi failed to yield to slowing or stopped traffic, striking other vehicles on the road. The driver of that truck–identified as 30-year-old Trever Perkins–died as a result of the collision.

No other injuries were reported.

The stretch of interstate remained closed for much of Monday morning but has since reopened.

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