CLOVERDALE, Ind. (March 9, 2015)– Black ice is believed to be the cause of a single car accident that resulted in a fatality Monday morning in the Cloverdale area. The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of a car in pond located off State Road 42 and County Road 1200 South around 9am.
They believe the driver hit a patch of black ice which sent the vehicle airborne landing into a pond.
Upon arrival, officials found an SUV partially submerged into the water but without a driver. Indiana Conservation officers were called scene and they deployed three divers for about two hours before finding a body.
The incident remains under investigation.