JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. — The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office says a person is dead after a single-vehicle crash early Tuesday morning.
The Sheriff’s Office received a call around 5:43 a.m. in the 2300 block of South Mauxferry Road in Franklin regarding the crash. The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead on the scene by EMS.
A crash report released by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office indicates the vehicle involved in the crash was a red Ford Explorer. The car’s driver was David E. Taylor, per the report.
Sheriff’s deputies have reported that they found the vehicle on its side. After a search of the area, officials located a male 30 yards north of the vehicle.
The crash was initially called in by the Johnson County Rural Electric Membership Cooperative. JCREMC crews were in the area to address a power outage that had been reported Tuesday morning.
The Sheriff’s Office says Mauxferry Road between County Road 200S and 250S will be closed for several hours. It’s uncertain when the roads will reopen.