This past weekend was a deadly one for Dubois County as 2 residents lost their lives in separate accidents.
HUNTINGBURG WOMAN KILLED
An early Sunday morning crash along Interstate 64 in Warrick County claimed the life of a Huntingburg woman.
Just after 7:15 yesterday morning, Warrick County Sheriff’s deputies say 31-year-old Abby Lynn Schurz had been driving eastbound along Interstate 64 near the 39 mile marker when her vehicle went off of the south side of the roadway. Deputies say that caused Schurz’s vehicle to roll over and she was thrown out of it.
Schurz was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say she was not wearing her seat belt at the time of the crash.
This crash remains under investigation. Indiana State Police also assisted.
TRACTOR ACCIDENT CLAIMS FERDINAND MAN’S LIFE
A tractor accident in northeastern Spencer County claimed a Ferdinand man’s life Saturday evening.
Just after 5:45 central time, Indiana State Police say 60-year-old Charles Kuntz had been driving his tractor westbound along County Road 1700 North about 1 mile east of State Road 162 when the wheels locked up for an unknown reason. The locked wheels pulled the tractor to the left and off of the south side of the roadway.
The tractor then rolled over Kuntz as it veered off of the road. Kuntz was pronounced dead at the scene by authorities.
The Spencer County Sheriff’s Department, the St. Meinrad and Santa Claus Police Departments, the Santa Claus Fire Department, and Spencer County EMS all assisted Indiana State Police.