Police have identified the names of the pedestrians struck by a vehicle on December 18th, 2012 in Indianapolis, IN. Brian Benson was killed and Aaron Schaler was injured as they walked when a van operated by Joseph Crandall hopped the curb and hit them both.
Scene of the Accident
Upon impact, Schaler was thrown twenty-two feet and collided with a parked car. Benson was reportedly dragged underneath the van for nearly 70 feet before dislodging from the vehicle. Schaler was transported to Wishard Memorial Hospital in stable condition. Benson was declared dead on the scene by emergency responders.