A tragic car accident claimed the life of a Brookville couple on Indiana 101, at 11:56 p.m., on Sunday evening.
The couple, died within 15 hours of one another. The accident occurred when, for reasons unknown, he drove their Jeep Cherokee off the southbound lane of Indiana 101 and into an embankment, according to a press release by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department.
According to the release, the man was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.
The woman remained inside the vehicle and suffered serious injuries to her arm, leg and internal and head injuries, according to police. She was pronounced dead at 5:30 p.m. Monday at University Hospital.
The accident is currently being investigated further by authorities.
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