Indianapolis News and Headlines


Person struck, killed while repairing vehicle on I-70 near Rural Street exit

Posted at 1:47 PM, May 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-11 00:37:03-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- A person was struck and killed while repairing a vehicle on I-70 Wednesday afternoon. 

It happened just before 1:30 p.m. near the Rural Street exit.

According to Indiana State Police, Marc Cook, 30, was responding to a disabled pickup truck on the right shoulder when a Ford Expedition struck the rear of his repair van. The force of the crash pinned Cook between his van and the pickup truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver of the Expedition, Dangelo Dixson, 30, was arrested for driving on a suspended license.

State police believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.