Teen driver killed, father seriously hurt in crash

Teen driver killed, father seriously hurt in crash
Photo: Indiana State Police

RIPLEY COUNTY, IN (FOX19) - A 16-year-old driver died and his father was seriously hurt in an overnight crash, Indiana State Police announced Friday morning.

Delbert Miller of Bennington was pronounced dead at the scene of the single-vehicle accident on State Road 129, police said.

He was driving a 2001 Ford Ranger southbound when it ran east side of the road for an unknown reason. shortly after midnight. The truck overturned and hit a tree.

His passenger and father, Joseph Miller, 38, also of Bennington, was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

Alcohol and drugs are not believed to be factors, police said.

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