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Woman Killed In Deadly Crash While Driving Lawnmower

In Dubois County, Indiana State Police are investigating a vehicle versus utility crash which left one woman dead.

Posted: Oct 17, 2020 7:31 PM
Updated: Oct 17, 2020 11:33 PM

In Dubois County, Indiana State Police are investigating a vehicle versus utility crash which left one woman dead.

Authorities say the incident happened just West of Portersville Road Friday evening.

Police say 60-year-old Ruth Meyer of Jasper was driving her lawnmower when she went onto the road driving into the path of a car driven by Joann Voelkel.

ISP says Voekel could not avoid a collision and hit the tractor.

We're told Meyer was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say alcohol and drugs did not contribute to the accident, but they are still investigating.

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