Update: Coroner’s Office Releases Name of Chandler Scooter Accident Victim

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Eyewitness News has obtained the latest information in a fatal late-night accident near Chandler.

The Warrick County Coroner’s office has released the name of the victim.

He is 34-year-old Jesse Lechner of Chandler.

The crash happened just after 11 Monday night on Highway 62.

Authorities say the accident happened when a car rear-ended the scooter that Lechner was driving, and that he died at the scene.

Investigators report that the driver of the automobile was detained by the police, and that alcohol is suspected to be a factor in the crash.

Eyewitness News will provide more details as they become available.

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