DUBOIS CO., IN (WFIE) - One person is dead after an accident in Dubois County.
The sheriff's office says a car was heading south on County Road 125 East, just before County Road 300 North, when it went off the roadway and hit a utility pole just before 6:00 p.m.
Deputies say the pole landed on the driver's side of the car and wires came down across the vehicle.
The driver, identified as 18-year-old Theodore Boeglin, was pronounced dead at the scene. The sheriff's department says Boeglin was a senior at Jasper High School.
Emergency were able to cut the passenger, 19-year-old Justin Wright, out of the car and take him to St. Mary's in Evansville with non-life-threatening injuries.
Deputies tell us a witness described a third person who ran from the scene after the accident. The sheriff's office searched for the person, but were unable to find them.
The sheriff's office says deputies were eventually able to identify that person as 23-year-old Logan Williams. Deputies say Williams was not hurt in the crash and they were able to interview him.
Deputies say unsafe speeds and weather conditions were factors in the accident. The sheriff's office says there was also one item of drug paraphernalia found in the vehicle, but they won't know if anyone in the vehicle was under the influence until they get the results of the toxicology report.
The accident is still under investigation.
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