1 dead, 3 hurt in southeastern Indiana crash

1 dead, 3 hurt in southeastern Indiana crash

SWITZERLAND CO., IN (FOX19) - One person died and three others were hurt in a single-vehicle crash in southeastern Indiana late Thursday.

Rescue crews responded when a vehicle ran off Markland Pike and slammed into a tree just before midnight, said Switzerland County Sheriff Nathan E. Hughes in a prepared statement.

Four victims were inside. One was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another was trapped and had to be extricated by firefighters.

That person and a third occupant of the car were flown in a medical helicopter to University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The fourth person inside the car was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital.

The victims names, ages and conditions were not released.

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