Wed. Jun 16th, 2021

NEWBURGH, Ind. — The passenger of a shipping truck was killed Tuesday when the vehicle crashed into an condominium intricate in Newburgh. 

At 1:18 p.m., Warrick County unexpected emergency dispatchers gained quite a few 911 calls reporting a truck that had crashed into Canterbury Household Residences on Outer Lincoln Avenue.

Warrick County Coroner Sarah Seaton discovered the victim as Douglas Muehlbauer, 55, of Evansville. Preliminary conclusions from an autopsy reveal he died from blunt drive trauma, Seaton said in a news release Wednesday.

Warrick County Sheriff Michael Wilder claimed authorities imagine the driver of the supply truck may possibly have been enduring a health-related unexpected emergency at the time, but the trigger is however beneath investigation. 

First responders were capable to get the driver out of the vehicle and transported to a nearby clinic, but the Muehlbauer was trapped inside and pronounced dead at the scene.

Residents of the Canterbury House Apartments on Outer Lincoln Avenue., record emergency personnel work the scene of an accident Tuesday afternoon, June 1, 2021. A delivery truck crashed into an apartment and killed the passenger. The driver was injured and transported to a hospital. The accident is under investigation.

Close by condominium units were evacuated as a precaution and ability was shut off even though authorities responded, Wilder explained. 

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Amanda Grant was in the apartment the truck crashed into with her a few youngsters, two of whom have been property with her at the time. Grant reported she is grateful her typically “outdoorsy” kids were inside of napping with her in the again bed room as a substitute of taking part in in the dwelling home or out entrance like they typically do.