Driver dies in Interstate 65 crash

Floyd Fatality Floyd Fatality 2A driver on Interstate 65 was killed on Saturday when his vehicle crossed the median into oncoming traffic.

Judy Jackson with the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department says that 49-year-old William Floyd of Indianapolis was killed at about 5:43 p.m. Saturday evening when his southbound pickup crashed into a northbound vehicle near the Jonesville exit on Interstate 65. He had to be rescued from the wreckage by Wayne Township Volunteer firefighters.

The driver and a passenger in the second vehicle were slightly injured and taken to Columbus Regional Hospital for treatment, Jackson said.

Although there were strong winds in the area around the time of the accident, no cause has been established and the accident remains under investigation, Jackson said.