LOOGOOTEE — One person is dead in single vehicle crash in southeastern Martin County. The Martin County Sheriff’s Department reports emergency crews were called to the accident on Sept. 10 at 4:23 p.m. on U.S. 231 south of Loogootee. Deputies report a 2011 Chevy Express Van for an unknown reason went off the west side of the road and struck a utility pole and a tree before coming to rest.
The Martin County Coroner pronounced the driver of the vehicle, Robin I. Shaw, 68, Indianapolis, dead at the scene.
The accident remains under investigation by the Martin County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies were assisted by Indiana State Police, Loogootee City Police and the Haysville Fire Department at the accident scene.