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Cory man dies in accident

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

VIGO COUNTY -- A Cory man died Tuesday morning in Vigo County.

According to officials with the Indiana State Police, Norman R. Shaw, 68, Cory, died of possible natural causes during a vehicle accident.

At approximately 8:26 a.m., Tuesday, Indiana State Police Troopers and Vigo County emergency agencies responded to a reported motor vehicle crash on State Road 159 approximately one-half mile south of Louisville Road.

Emergency personnel arrived and found the male driver unresponsive behind the wheel of a red, 1994, Chevrolet four-door, with his seatbelt on.

Medical personnel immediately began CPR and transported the Shaw to Terre Haute Regional Hospital.

According to officials, a preliminary investigation revealed the vehicle was northbound on SR 159 nearing Louisville Road. The vehicle drifted off the east edge of the roadway and traveled nearly 150-feet into a bean field before coming to a rest. The vehicle did not strike any objects and was not damaged.

Officials stated the death is being investigated as natural causes and foul play is not suspected. According to officials, Shaw had a prior medical condition.

The incident was investigated by Master Trooper Ritch Reynolds, who was assisted by Trooper B.J. Patterson, Vigo County Sheriff's deputies, Pierson Township Fire Department and TransCare.

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Was he a "mail" driver or a "male" driver? Out of respect for the family, hopefully "mail" is correct.

-- Posted by County Taxpayer on Wed, Jun 22, 2011, at 6:34 AM
Response by Brazil Times:
That was incorrect, but it has been changed online and a clarification will run in the Thursday newspaper. Thank you for pointing this out.

So sorry for the family. I'm happy no one else was hurt.

I'd say this portion of the printed text needs adjusted as well, COUNTY:

"Medical personnel immediately began CPR and transported the Shaw to Terre Haute Regional Hospital."

-- Posted by Emmes on Wed, Jun 22, 2011, at 11:04 AM

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