Staff report

PRINCETON—Princeton Police Dept. Sgt. Jay Riley confirmed a person died in a Thursday morning accident on U.S. 41 near Richland Creek Drive. Riley said a northbound 2008 Chevrolet Impala was hit by an eastbound FedEx delivery truck driver who failed to yield to the car.

Both the truck driver and a car passenger were sent to Gibson General Hospital as a precaution.

Riley said the FedEx truck driver was cited for failing to yield.

Gibson County Coroner Barrett Doyle later confirmed the victim was Matthew Weiler, 42, of Vincennes.

The names and conditions of the other driver and car passenger have not been released.

The collision slowed traffic down on the northbound lanes on US 41 briefly.

Princeton Police Department and Gibson County Coroner are still investigating the accident.

Princeton Fire Territory first responders and Gibson County Emergency Medical Service assisted in the accident response.


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