Early Thursday morning, a Sharpsville woman lost her life in a rollover accident at the intersection of US 31 and Howard County Road 500.
The Indiana State Police, the Howard County Sheriff’s Department and the Tipton County Sheriff’s Department all responded to the deadly wreck.
According to Indiana State Police, Darian Davis, 21, of Sharpsville, lost control of her Jeep Grand Cherokee and the vehicle flipped over multiple times. Davis was ejected from the Jeep and authorities believe she was then hit by an oncoming semi truck.
Officials stated Davis was not wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash and she was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are currently looking for the driver of the 18-wheeler that struck Davis. They are unsure whether or not she was still alive when she was hit by the tractor trailer. They are asking anyone with information about this fatal accident to contact Trooper Wendell Beachy at 765-473-6666.
Rollover crashes have an extremely high fatality rate. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety administration, close to 10,000 traffic-related deaths occur each year due to rollover accidents. Their studies also show that 2 out of every 3 victims of rollover accidents were not wearing seatbelts.
If a loved one has lost their life in a Howard County rollover accident, there is help. Indiana personal injury lawyer Ken Nunn has represented grieving families throughout the state for four decades. He understands the pain you are going through and will treat you with the care and respect you deserve.
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