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Greensburg man killed in Ripley County crash

Posted: 11:14 PM, Jul 31, 2016
Updated: 2016-08-01 03:14:42Z
Greensburg man killed in Ripley County crash

NAPOLEON, Ind. – A Greensburg man was killed in a crash in Ripley County Sunday afternoon, according to Indiana State Police.

William Minch Jr., 30, was killed after the 1998 Dodge minivan he was driving crossed the centerline on US-421 near County Road 750 and collided head-on with a tractor-trailer driving the other way, troopers said in a news release.

Investigators couldn’t immediately say why Minch’s minivan crossed the centerline.

The Ripley County Coroner’s Office pronounced Minch dead at the scene.

US-421 was closed for more than three hours for the investigation and cleanup, troopers said.