HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. (January 31, 2016) – All lanes of eastbound I-70 were closed near SR 109 for a few hours Sunday due to a fatal crash. Emergency crews were called to the scene of a single vehicle rollover accident at the 113 mile marker around 11:40 a.m.
There were two occupants in the vehicle, both of which were ejected. Rebecca Daniel, 47, of Dayton, Ohio, was pronounced dead at the scene. Roderick Daniel, 25, was flown by medical helicopter to St. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis; he is currently in critical condition.
At this point in the investigation it is unknown who was driving the vehicle. Witnesses told police the vehicle passed them on the right at a high rate of speed, and as it was switching back to the left lane, the vehicle began to slide sideways. The vehicle ran off the road to the right side and rolled several times.
The crash scene has been cleared and all lanes of I-70 are now open. There is no further information available at this time.