Details Out on Fatal Weekend Crash in Jasper County

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Published on September 12 2013 2:57 pm
Last Updated on September 12 2013 2:58 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Details are available on a fatal ATV crash that occurred in Jasper County over the weekend.

State police say a unit ridden by 37-year-old James Ryan Egelston and 40-year-old Melissa Wood, both of Olney, skidded off the road and into a ditch at 10:47pm Saturday.  The unit then overturned, throwing both occupants off the vehicle.

Egelston and Wood were taken to Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney and then were transferred to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana, where Wood was pronounced dead.

The crash, which occurred in the Ste. Marie area, is still under investigation as authorities are still determining who was operating the ATV.