VCSO: 2 killed in deadly crash on Wortman Road

VCSO: 2 killed in deadly crash on Wortman Road

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly crash on Wortman Road.

Officials reported a car crash involving multiple injuries in Vanderburgh County Friday night.

According to the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened at the 300 block of Wortman Road on Friday night. The call originally came in around 9:45 p.m.

Sheriff’s deputies say the 911 caller heard tires squealing for a long time. They say the vehicle ran off the roadway and crashed through a telephone pole before hitting a tree.

Officials say two people are dead and two others have been transported to the hospital for serious injuries.

Vanderburgh County Coroner Steve Lockyear says the two killed have been identified and will be released once the extended family is notified.

Autopsies are pending scheduling. The roadway is closed due to the scene.

The investigation of the crash remains ongoing.

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