Monday, at approximately 10:50 a.m., the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle accident near the intersection of CR 600 E. and CR 900 N.
Upon arrival it was discovered the vehicle had a single occupant, Susan Hert, 63, of Odon. Susan was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The investigation revealed a 2008 Ford F150 being driven by Hert appeared to be traveling southbound on CR 600 E., just north of CR 900 N. The vehicle then, for and unknown reason, started swerving in the gravel before running off the road striking an embankment head on and flipping onto its roof. Hert was wearing a seatbelt.
Alcohol and drugs are not believed to be a factor and an autopsy is pending.
Family has been notified.
The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Daviess Community Hospital Ambulance Service, Plainville Fire Department, Wagler’s Automotive Towing and the Daviess County Coroner’s Office.