Martin County crash ends with one dead

Just before 9:00 on Monday night, the Martin County Sheriff's Office received multiple emergency calls concerning a traffic accident on U.S. 50 just east of Shoals.

Posted: Aug 6, 2019 12:39 PM
Updated: Aug 6, 2019 6:03 PM

MARTIN COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A single-vehicle crash claimed the life of a young Martin County man.

Just before 9:00 on Monday night, the Martin County Sheriff's Office received multiple emergency calls concerning a traffic accident on U.S. 50 just east of Shoals.

Authorities say 22-year-old Grady Key was driving west on 50, when for an unknown reason he veered off the north side of the road and hit a road sign.

The truck caught fire and ended in a ditch.

Key was killed in the crash.

The accident remains under investigation.

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