SPENCER CO, Ind (WEHT) Westbound SR 66 was closed while authorities worked the scene of the crash at Old Lamar Hwy near the Spencer and Perry County line.

The crash happened just after 5 a.m. Thursday. The Spencer County Sheriff tells us the coroner has been called to the scene.

West bound traffic on State Road 66 was diverted to State Road 545. State Road 66 has since reopened as of 9:30 a.m.

An official from Indiana State Police has told us that a deputy sheriff was involved in the accident, but the deputy sheriff is not dead. The accident was located in Spencer County.