Police identify Sullivan man killed in crash

The crash happened around 4:40 on State Road 48 near County Road 400 West.

Posted: Nov 25, 2019 5:42 PM
Updated: Nov 25, 2019 10:25 PM

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - Police have identified the victim of a Monday afternoon crash in Sullivan County.

It happened around 4:40 on State Road 48 near County Road 400 West. That is just west of Shelburn.

Sullivan County Sheriff Clark Cottom says 71-year-old Robert Haythorne, of Sullivan, was killed in the crash.

A witness told police they saw the truck Haythorne was driving leave the road, hit a ditch, and overturn.

Haythorne was the only person in the truck during the crash.

Haythorne was driving a tri-axle dump truck.

Police say drugs or alcohol did not appear to be a factor in the crash.

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