Police: 58-year-old Martinsville man dead after vehicle rear-ended by semi

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JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. – Authorities in Johnson County are investigating after a four-vehicle crash killed a 58-year-old Martinsville man.

At around 2:45 p.m., police were dispatched near the intersection of SR 37 and Fairview Rd. in rural Johnson County Friday afternoon.

Out of the four vehicles involved,  one was reportedly  a semi truck. Police said 58-year-old James Moran was rear-ended by a semi while they were both traveling northbound on SR 37. The semi was driven by 59-year-old Michael Burke, of Indianapolis.

Moran was pronounced dead at the scene. Burke submitted to a blood test and those results are pending.

Two other vehicles were damaged as a result of the crash.

Northbound lanes of SR 37 were closed after the crash, but are open now.

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