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3-vehicle crash involving Fishers officer leaves one dead, three injured

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Posted at 8:21 PM, May 23, 2023

ANDERSON — The Madison County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a 3 vehicle fatal crash that left one man dead and three others injured on Tuesday.

According to police, the crash occurred on SR 13 south of SR 38 near Lapel around 4:45 p.m.

Police said a 2000 GMC Jimmy operated by a 48 year old Anderson man was traveling northbound on SR 13 when it struck the back of a 2014 unmarked Fishers Police vehicle that was stopped in backed-up traffic at the 4 way stop of the intersection.

Police said the impact pushed the police vehicle into a 2013 Chevy Silverado operated by Citizens Energy who was also stopped in traffic.

The 37 year old officer and 50 year old driver of the Citizens vehicle were transported to local hospitals for check out.

The 48 year old driver of the GMC Jimmy was pronounced deceased at the scene.

A male passenger in the Jimmy was also transported to a local hospital, his condition is unknown at this time. Lifeline landed at the scene but did not transport him, police said.

The Mayor of Fisher's made the following statement on the crash.

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The crash remains under investigation.