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One person dead after off-road vehicle crash

One man is dead and another in the hospital after an off-road vehicle crash in Putnam County.

Posted: Oct 1, 2018 8:07 AM
Updated: Oct 1, 2018 8:09 AM

PUTNUM CO., Ind. (WLFI) — One man is dead and another in the hospital after an off-road vehicle crash in Putnam County.

Conservation officers responded to Heritage Lake at 2:20 a.m. Sunday.

Twenty-year-old Hayden Salapeck was found unresponsive after being thrown from the drivers seat of the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Robert Drake was in the passenger seat wearing a seat belt. He was taken to the hospital after complaining of back pain.

Officers don't suspect any foul play, but alcohol is believed to be factor.

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