Dump Truck Accident Kills Driver in French Lick

Published 07/21 2014 04:53PM

Updated 07/21 2014 04:55PM

A man driving a dump truck is killed after losing control on State Road 56 near French Lick.

Troopers say 28-year-old Gared Allen was heading east on S.R. 56, when he drove off the edge of French Lick Hill, overturned, and hit a tree.

Authorities say Allen wasn't wearing a seat belt and died at the scene. S.R. 56 was closed for nearly five hours.

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