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Two Vehicle Crash on SR 62 Claims the Life of Evansville Woman

Two Vehicle Crash on SR 62 Claims the Life of Evansville Woman

Bill Stephens

June 4th, 2016

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Around 3:00 p.m. Friday, Indiana State Police and the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two vehicle crash on SR 62 at Posey County Line Road that killed a 71-year-old Evansville woman.

Authorities say a preliminary investigation revealed 69 year old Charles Rainey, of Springville, TN, was driving a car south on Posey County Line Road approaching SR 62, and 18 year old Ethan Harms, of Mt. Vernon, was driving a pickup truck east on SR 62 approaching Posey County Line Road. According to the report, Rainey failed to yield the right of way and pulled into the path of Harms’ vehicle. The pickup truck struck the Chevrolet Malibu on the passenger side.

Police indicate Rainey was taken to Deaconess Hospital where he is currently being treated for serious injuries. Rainey’s passenger, 71 year old Pamela Miles, of Evansville, was pronounced dead at the scene. Ethan Harms was taken to Deaconess Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries.

Assisting Agencies: Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Department
Chief Deputy Coroner Steve Lockyear, Vanderburgh County Coroner’s Office

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