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Troopers Investigate Overnight Fatal Crash in Vincennes


Knox County – Saturday night, August 19, at approximately 10:56 p.m., Indiana State Police and Vincennes Police responded to a single vehicle crash on College Avenue in Vincennes.

Preliminary investigation revealed Eric R. Boger, 37, of Vincennes, was driving a 2001 Toyota pickup truck northwest on College Avenue when he attempted to turn left onto 15th ½ Street. Boger was traveling too fast, and the vehicle struck the curb on the north side of the street causing the vehicle to flip. The vehicle came to a final rest on the passenger’s side. The driver was not wearing his seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene by a Knox County Deputy Coroner.

An autopsy is scheduled for this morning. Toxicology results are pending.

Investigating Officer: Master Trooper Detective John Yung, Indiana State Police

Assisting Agencies: Vincennes Police, Vincennes Fire Department, and Knox County Coroner’s Office