• Plainfield man dies in crash in southern Indiana

    February 27, 2012 No comments

    A Plainfield man was killed Saturday evening in a crash involving two pickup trucks in southern Indiana.

    The crash happened about 6:15 p.m. on U.S. 421 in Jefferson County, Indiana State Police said.

    Investigators said that 70 year old William J. Whitaker of Plainfield, was northbound on 421 when he veered left of the center line and struck a flatbed truck.

    Whitaker was taken to a Madison hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

    The driver of the flatbed suffered minor injuries.

    Police said they aren’t sure what caused Whitaker to drive into oncoming traffic.

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