Indiana Fog-Related Fatal Crash: Pedestrian Struck, Killed on U.S. 40


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Hancock County, IN – A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle in Hancock County early Thursday morning under dense fog conditions. 

The incident occurred on U.S. 40, near County Road 600 West, as reported by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and Cumberland Police Department.

According to authorities, the accident happened around 3:55 am when a 41-year-old male, dressed in dark clothing, was lying on the roadway and was hit by a Hancock County deputy during the search. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, with his identity withheld pending family notification.

An investigation into the crash remains ongoing.


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