Rushville Republican

Police Blotter

March 14, 2014

Mechanical failure leads to rollover on U.S. 52

A two-vehicle collision in the 3500 block of West U.S. 52 injured a Falmouth man after his 1985 Nissan pickup truck was struck causing the vehicle to leave the roadway and roll shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday.

According to investigating officer Indiana State Police trooper Mike Ooley, 19-year-old Devin Slone, of Falmouth, was traveling eastbound when he experienced engine failure and began slowing down. Jerry Copp, 29, of Rushville was also traveling eastbound behind Slone’s Nissan when he failed to notice the slowing vehicle slow and struck the rear driver’s side bumper of the Nissan. The force of the impact caused the Falmouth man’s vehicle to leave the southside of the road where it entered a steep road side ditch and rolled, pinning the driver inside the vehicle.

“The other driver said he had ran out of gas and was pulling to the side of the road to stop. I just didn’t see him in time and clipped him,” Copp said.

Copp and a minor passenger were properly restrained inside their 2002 Toyota pickup truck and were uninjured. Slone sustained what were believed to be non-life threatening injuries and following treatment at the scene was transported to Rush Memorial Hospital for unspecified injuries.

As a result of the accident, U.S. 52 was closed to east and west bound traffic for nearly 30 minutes during the investigation and cleanup process before being reopened shortly after 11:30 a.m.

Assisting at the scene were units from the ISP, Rush County Sheriff’s Department, Rushville Township Volunteer Fire Department, RMH Ambulance and Davis Towing.

Contact: Frank Denzler @ 765.932.2222 x106.

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