Emergency crews responded to the scene of a fatal crash that happened just after 1:00 p.m. on I-64 Tuesday near the Spencer-Warrick County line.
Troopers from the Indiana State Police Jasper Post responded to the scene of the crash in addition to the coroner.
As a result of the crash, the westbound lane of I-64 was closed for some time.
The preliminary investigation found 46-year-old Charles D. Copeland of Evansville, was driving a semi westbound on Interstate 64 and was merging into the passing lane when his vehicle struck an adult man. The man, identified as 67-year-old Gerald W. Kluemper of Jasper, had parked his vehicle on the shoulder, then entered the lanes of traffic. Kluemper was pronounced dead at the scene.
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