Jogger Dies after being Struck by Truck

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The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has identified the jogger killed on Boonville-New Harmony Rd. on Tuesday morning.

51-year-old Janet Gries of Darmstadt died on scene after being hit by a pickup truck driving in the opposite direction.

It happened just after 5 a.m. in the 1400 block of Boonville-New Harmony Rd. near the 4H Center.

Deputies say the driver was picking up tobacco from the floorboard of his car when he veered into Gries.

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the crash.

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