VERSAILLES — A Bartholomew County man has been killed after a two-vehicle crash occurred around 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, on State Road 129, just south of Versailles, according to Indiana State Police.
Initial investigation showed that a blue 2006 Ford F-350 was traveling northbound on State Road 129 near Benham Road in Ripley County. The 2006 Ford was being driven by a 68-year-old woman from Vevay.
The F-350 crossed the center line and into the path of a silver 2015 Ford Escape that was going southbound. Police are still investigating what caused the F-350 to cross the centerline.
Lenord R. Sheldon Jr., 66, of Elizabethtown, was driving the Ford Escape when both vehicles collided head-on in the southbound lanes.
Sheldon sustained fatal injuries due to the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Ripley County Coroner's Office.
Sheldon's wife, 59, was a passenger in his vehicle and sustained serious injuries. She was transported to the University of Cincinnati Hospital by a medical helicopter for treatment.
The driver of the F-350 was transported to Margaret Mary Hospital where she was treated for minor injuries.
According to ISP, toxicology results are pending at this time.
This is a developing story.