A Greensburg woman died in a two vehicle accident in Bartholomew County

From the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department

On 07/02/2024 at approximately 4:11 PM deputies from the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle collision at the intersection of E 100 S and S 525 E.  Upon arrival, deputies observed a Chevrolet Impala with extensive damage in which both occupants were trapped inside the vehicle.  The other involved vehicle a Chevrolet pickup truck also with extensive damage had a single occupant who was also entrapped. 

Personnel from several responding fire departments extricated the occupants from both vehicles.  The driver of the Chevrolet truck, Tyler Myers 21yo of Bedford, was transported to Methodist Hospital by helicopter with significant injuries.  The passenger of the Impala, Christopher Harris 47yo of Greensburg, was also flown by helicopter to Methodist Hospital with severe injuries.  The driver of the Impala, Tonya Whiteside 51yo of Greensburg, was given aid on scene by emergency medical personnel however she was pronounced deceased at the scene.  

At this time the preliminary investigation indicates that the Impala disregarded a stop sign at the intersection and entered the intersection resulting the collision.  Neither drugs or alcohol are believed to be a factor in the incident at this point in the investigation.  This investigation is ongoing by the Bartholomew County Accident Reconstruction Team. 

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