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