• May 19, 2017

Jack Cheesman Killed, Rachel Camp Injured in Fontanet, IN, Accident

Fontanet, IN -- May 4, 2017, Jack Cheesman was killed and Rachel Camp was injured after an accident where their pickup and a train collided.

Indiana State Authorities were called out to the scene of the accident at around 5:00 a.m. The crash took place on a set of tracks crossing over North Baldwin Street.

According to police investigators, 54-year-old Cheesman was driving a pickup along the roadway with 26-year-old Camp riding as a passenger. For reasons which are unclear the pickup drove onto the tracks while an oncoming train crossed the intersection. Officials say emergency signals were operating at the time. This caused the train to collided into the side of the pickup.

Cheesman was ejected from the vehicle in the collision, and he died at the scene. Camp was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

Police have not released information on what might have caused the accident. No further details are available at this time.

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