KNOX COUNTY, Ind. (WEHT)- The Knox County Coroner’s Office identified 18-year-old Evan James Twitty of Vincennes, Indiana, as the victim of a crash on Highway 41 near Essex Road Friday night.
Authorities say the car Twitty was driving collided with a tractor-trailer, which then overturned off the roadway. The driver of the tractor-trailer was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Twitty was pronounced dead at the scene.
Twitty was also a local award-winning musician and was named the 2016 International Instrumentalist of the Year and was inducted into the International Thumbpickers Hall of Fame.
(This story was originally published on February 8, 2020)