LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — State police say a semitrailer ran into a trailer
stopped along Interstate 65 near Lafayette, killing two men working on the
The crash happened about 7:15 a.m. Monday in I-65's southbound lanes a few
miles north of Lafayette. Police halted the southbound traffic after the
crash and diverted vehicles off I-65 at the Indiana 18 interchange about
10 miles north of the crash scene.
Police tells the Journal & Courier that the two men fatally injured were
working on the trailer parked on the shoulder when the semi hit it. That
semi then went off the right side of the highway and into a wooded area,
where it caught fire.
State police Sgt. Kim Riley says the driver whose truck hit the trailer