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Name Of Person Killed In Fatal I-69 Accident Released

Accident took place in the southbound lanes of I-69 near the Morgan Ave exit on Tuesday.

Posted: Aug 26, 2020 8:29 AM

The name has been released of the person who passed away from Tuesday's fatal accident on I-69.

Evansville Police and the Vanderburgh County Coroner said that 27-year-old Dylan Cleveland of Haubstadt passed away from injuries suffered from the accident that took place in the southbond lanes of I-69 near the Morgan Avenue exit.

According to EPD, around 5PM Tuesday, calls came in that an SUV flipped over and a person was ejected from the vehicle.  There were others in the car, including three juveniles and an adult.  Cleveland was found away from the vehicle was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Witnesses to the accident said that they saw a rear tire blow out of the SUV, leading it to swerve and flip on the interstate.  Cleveland was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt prior to being ejected from the vehicle, according to Evansville Police.

I-69 was closed for multiple hours for on-scene investigation and cleaning up the scene of the accident.

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