Matthew Shannon Campbell Killed in Truck Accident in Henryville, IN
Henryville, IN — September 12, 2023, Matthew Shannon Campbell was killed following a semi-truck accident at around 1:45 a.m. along Interstate 65.
According to information about the fatal accident, it happened along northbound lanes of the interstate near mile marker 21.
Investigators said that 55-year-old Matthew Shannon Campbell was in a car going along the interstate. Ahead of Campbell, authorities say that a truck with a trailer that had been hauling A/C units somehow lost one of the units in the roadway. Campbell's vehicle struck that unit, then came to a stop along the interstate. Campbell exited his vehicle, but authorities say a UPS truck trying to avoid Campbell's car hit Campbell in the roadway.
As a result of the collision, Campbell sustained fatal injuries. There were no other confirmed injuries mentioned in reports. Right now, it's not exactly clear how much time passed between the A/C unit falling in the road and Campbell's car hitting it. It's also unclear how much time passed between that collision and the one involving the UPS truck. Authorities do not currently report any citations or charges, and the incident is still under investigation.