Daughter of former IU football coach killed in SR 37 crash

MONROE COUNTY, Ind. – A Bloomington woman died early Saturday morning after her Subaru Forester was struck by a Prevost bus at the intersection of South State Road 37 and Old State Road 37 South.

Deputies with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash around 12:12 a.m.

Emergency personnel pronounced the victim, Allison Hoeppner, 45, dead on scene.

Hoeppner was the daughter of former IU football coach Terry Hoeppner. The team honored her by having a moment of silence during their game Saturday.

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The investigation into the crash determined that the bus driver, Johnathan Brewer, 43, failed to stop at a traffic light and collided with the Subaru, which had the right of way.

Jonathan Brewer was transported to IU Health Bloomington Hospital for a blood draw, which is standard for a person involved in a fatal crash. Deputies say there was no indication of impairment.

4 Fast Facts:

  1. A Bloomington woman died after a bus struck her vehicle on State Road 37 Saturday night.
  2. The victim, Allison Hoeppner, 45, was pronounced dead on scene.
  3. Hoeppner was the daughter of former IU football Coach Terry Hoeppner.
  4. Police say the driver of the bus failed to stop at a traffic light.

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