Dubois Co. Teen Killed After Truck Overturns

A Dubois County teen was killed after his truck overturned into an embankment.

Deputies say it happened around 3:15 a.m. Sunday on Purdue Farm Rd. near the Southern Indiana Purdue Agriculture Center.

Deputies say 17-year-old Chad Knies of Celestine was heading westbound when he left the roadway on a curve and overturned after hitting an embankment.

Deputies say he was not wearing a seatbelt and was partially ejected.

Knies was the only person in the vehicle.

Community Mourns Loss

Northeast Dubois High School's Facebook page says grief counselors will be available at St. Celestine Parish Center on Monday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

A prayer service is scheduled to follow at 2 p.m. at St. Celestine Church.

Northeast Dubois High School says Chad Knies was a senior at the school.


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