Lead Investigator Sgt. Bruce L. Vanoven reports that a White 2001 International School Bus was Northbound on State Road 165 when his vehicle dropped off the Eastside of the roadway. Driver 1 overcorrected crossing both lanes of traffic and struck a tree on the Westside of the roadway. Gibson County Medic 5 personnel pronounced driver 1 as deceased shortly after arriving.
Coroner Barrett Doyle is investigating the death, and an autopsy will be conducted in Vanderburgh County. Officer’s do not believe speed was a factor.
The Gibson Count Sheriff's Office will NOT release the names of anyone involved in this accident. It is our policy that once the Coroner arrives on scene he will handle those matters.
GIBSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
AUGUST 16, 2014