Around 3:30 p.m. Friday afternoon, Indiana State Police Trooper Matt Ames was dispatched to the scene of a fatal accident just north of Lewis on state road 159.
According to an ISP press release, Donald Hayne, 71 of Lewis, was traveling northbound on S.R. 159 in a 2004 Dodge pickup when, for an unexplained reason, he crossed the center line and collided with a 2006 Mack truck driven southbound by Jonathon Scales, 50, of Paxton.
Hayne's was pronounced dead at the scene and the vehicle was totaled in the collision
Scales vehicle was driveable, but his condition and other details were unknown as of press time.