Seymour man injured in single-vehicle wreck


Staff Reports

A local man was injured after the semi he was driving went down an embankment.

Terry Marshall, 62, of Seymour was entrapped inside the truck for more than an hour Wednesday morning, according to a news release from Sgt. Stephen Wheeles, public information officer for the Indiana State Police Versailles Post.

After being freed from the truck, Marshall was transported to an Indianapolis hospital for treatment of injuries believed to be non-life-threatening, Wheeles said.

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State police responded to the single-vehicle wreck just before 7 a.m. on U.S. 31 near County Road 1110E between Seymour and Reddington.

The investigation by Trooper David Owsley indicated a 2012 Kenworth truck owned by Kroot Transport of Columbus and being driven by Marshall was traveling northbound on U.S. 31, Wheeles said.

For an unknown reason, the truck left the east side of the roadway. The vehicle traveled approximately 200 feet off of the roadway before it struck an embankment, police said.

ISP continues to investigate the wreck.

The agency was assisted by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, Redding Township Volunteer Fire Department, Seymour Fire Department, Jackson County Emergency Medical Services, LifeLine and 31 Wrecker Service.

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