One man dead after accident between bike and truck in Putnam County

Indiana Conservation Officers report one man is dead in Putnam County after an accident between a truck and a bike.

Posted: Feb. 20, 2018 10:22 PM

PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - Indiana Conservation Officers report one man is dead in Putnam County after an accident between a truck and a bike.

Conservation Officers report Michael Gilham, 55 of Poland, was hit by an oncoming vehicle while riding a bike.

This accident happened just before 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the intersection of State Road 243 and County Road 1175 South.

When officers arrived at the accident, they found Gilham trapped under the truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Indiana Conservation Officers are currently investigating this incident and an autopsy is being a completed at 8 a.m. Wednesday at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute

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