One Vehicle Crash on Red Bank Rd. Results in Fatality

Published 08/11 2014 03:08PM

Updated 08/11 2014 05:34PM

Sheriff's Office officials say 21 year-old Nicholas Quayde was driving his truck at a high speed on Red Bank Rd. when he lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree. Mr. Quayde was taken to a hospital for non-life threatening injuries. The passenger in his vehicle, 20 year-old Alexandrea Wilhite was taken to the hospital for serious bodily injuries. She was later pronounced deceased as a result of her injuries. Deputies say neither occupant was wearing their seat-belts.
The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate the crash.

Original Story---
The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office says one person has died after an accident on North Red Bank Rd near Booker Rd.

The Sheriff's Office officials say around 1:00 this afternoon (Monday 8-11) a truck was traveling at a high rate of speed, causing the driver to lose control and crash head-first into a tree.

Two people inside the truck were taken to Deaconess Hospital where one person later died.

The road was shut down for a about an hour but it is back open at this time.

The identities of the people involved are being withheld at this time.

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