• September 07, 2023

Jacob Lloyd O’Neil Baugh Killed in Garbage Truck Accident in Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis, IN — September 6, 2023, Jacob O'Neil Baugh sustained fatal injuries due to a garbage truck accident Wednesday afternoon along W. 71st Street.

Preliminary statements about the fatal accident say that it happened in a strip mall parking lot along the 5100 block of West 71st Street just off the corner of Georgetown Road.

Jacob O'Neil Baugh Killed in Garbage Truck Accident in Indianapolis, IN

Right now, exact circumstances surrounding the accident remain unclear. According to current details and footage from the scene of the accident, a yellow garbage truck on the parking lot entrance, facing the strip mall, somehow overturned onto its left side. Details say this resulted in the truck landing on a car.

Reports say that 24-year-old Jacob O'Neil Baugh was in that car, and he sustained fatal injuries. There were no other reported injuries.

One witness was quoted by 13News saying that big trucks are "rushing through these parking lots," but it's unclear if speed had anything to do with the deadly wreck. Authorities do not report any charges or citations at this time. Investigations are ongoing.


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