Name released of person found dead during Warrick Co. car fire

Name released of person found dead during Warrick Co. car fire

WARRICK CO., Ind. (WFIE) - One person has died when a vehicle became fully engulfed in flames following a wreck in Warrick County, according to a press release issued by the sheriff’s office.

Tuesday morning, the coroner said that person is 24-year-old Landon Hill of Elberfeld.

Warrick County Dispatch says they received a report of the crash around 4:30 Saturday morning in the 6100 block of Meinert Road. They say the caller told them that a single vehicle was involved in the crash and was on fire.

According to the press release, when first responders arrived the vehicle was fully engulfed.

They say Hill’s body was found, still inside the car.

The coroner says preliminary results show Hill died of smoke inhalation. Toxicology is pending.

The Warrick County Sheriff’s Office is being assisted in the investigation by the Elberfeld Fire Department, Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Warrick County Coroner.

A forensic odontologist was used to identify Hill.

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