Man dies from injuries sustained during I-74 crash in Shelby County

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SHELBY COUNTY, Ind. – A South Carolina man died from the injuries he sustained when he rear-ended a semi on I-74 Thursday.

Police say Ryan Scheer, 27, crashed his green Toyota into the back of the semi around 6:07 p.m. near mile marker 109 Thursday.

Officials say the semi, driven by Peter Wall of Winkler Nebraska, had slowed down due to stopping traffic ahead.

An emergency medical helicopter was called to the scene to transport Sheer to IU Methodist Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries Sunday.

Eastbound lanes of I-74 were closed while this crash was investigated and the wreckage was removed from the scene.

Police continue to investigate the crash. Anyone who may have witnessed this crash is asked to call the Indiana State Police at 317-899-8577.

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