Mathew Ratzlaff Killed, One Injured in Truck Accident on Route 41 in Fountain County, IN
Fountain County, IN — July 31, 2023, Mathew Ratzlaff was killed, and one was injured in a truck crash on Route 41 near County Road 700 South in Fountain County, IN.
Authorities say that on July 31, an accident occurred when, for unknown reasons, a box truck heading south suddenly drove off the highway and struck a roadside pole. Sources say the truck overturned on Route 41 at approximately 9:00 in the morning.
Investigators have not determined the cause of the accident but confirmed the truck driver, 22-year-old Mathew Ratzlaff, was fatally injured. A passenger was reportedly injured and taken to an area hospital. Authorities said the injuries were not life-threatening.
No other injuries were reported.