Pulaski County Deputies Investigate Fatal Accident


Pulaski County Sheriff’s deputies and emergency crews responded to a fatality accident yesterday morning.

According to a news release from the sheriff’s department, Dollie Frinkel, 71, of Winamac was traveling westbound on County Road 600 West and failed to stop at the intersection with 100 South. A Pulaski County dump truck driven by David Bailey, 48, entered the intersection and could not avoid a collision with Frinkel’s passenger car.

The truck hit Frinkel’s vehicle on the left side by the driver’s side door. The action caused the vehicle to travel into a wooded area and caught on fire. The dump truck rolled onto its right side after the impact.

Bailey was treated at the scene. Dollie Frinkel was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Pulaski County Coroner assisted at the scene.