Indiana State Police Troopers responded to a fatal accident Monday night.
John P. Leveque of Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin was southbound on I-65 and had slowed down for a crash that was ahead. After clearing the crash, Leveque began to accelerate his vehicle near the Demotte accident when he lost control of his vehicle on an ice patch.
The front seat passenger, Raymond J. Leveque, also of Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, was ejected and was pronounced dead at the scene. Ruth Scott, a rear seat passenger, was also ejected and was taken to the hospital with critical injuries.
Agencies assisting: Keener Township EMS and Fire Departments, Newton County EMS, Jasper County Coroner and Jasper County Sheriff’s Departments.