Driver dies in single vehicle accident

On Monday, October 22, at approximately 7:39 p.m., the Ripley County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 report of a single vehicle accident with injuries located on US 421 near Napoleon.

Investigation of the scene indicated 42 year old Keith A. Collins of Greensburg was traveling north on US 421 operating a 1993 Chevrolet Astro Mini Van, which traveled off the right side of the roadway, striking a guide rail and overturning.

Collins, who was the only occupant of the vehicle, was transported to the Decatur County Hospital by Rescue 69, where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

The accident is currently under investigation by the Ripley County Sheriff's Office who was assisted at the scene by Rescue 69, Task Unit, Napoleon Fire, Decatur County Medic and the Indiana State Police.