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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office investigates fatal head on accident on SR 45

On Friday, September 15, 2023 at approximately 11:28 AM, Deputies with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office responded to West State Road 45 and N. Eller Road for a head on collision.

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Upon arrival Deputies located two single occupant vehicles. They located Haylee Keller, 32 from Greene County had died on scene as a result of her injuries.

The other driver, Zachary Seiger of Putnam County received incapacitating injuries to lower leg and torso. The preliminary crash investisgation gathered information from witnesses that stated Mr. Seiger was west bound on SR 45 when he traveled left of center and collided with Ms. Keller who was traveling east bound on SR 45.

The crash is still under investigation at this time. Monroe County Accident Reconstructionist was called the scene to assist with investigation.

We were assisted by Indiana State Police, Monroe Fire Protection District, and IU Health Ambulance Service.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office sends our condolences to all the families and community members affected by this tragedy.

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