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UPDATE: Spencer Man dies following accident

Monday, August 13, 2012

PATRICKBURG -- A two-vehicle accident Friday, Aug. 10, on State Road 46 claimed the life of Michael Head, 34, Spencer, and left a Poland woman injured near Pine Lake Road.

Emergency personnel from the Owen County EMS and Rescue Team, along with first responders from the Owen Valley and Patricksburg volunteer fire departments responded to the scene just before 5 p.m.

The crash also sent Myria Sparks, 50, Poland, to the IU Health-Bloomington Hospital for treatment of unknown personal injuries. She was transported to the hospital by an Owen County EMS unit.

According to information provided by Owen County Sheriff's Department Deputy Kevin Frank, Head's late model sports car had been eastbound on SR 46 west, while Sparks had been traveling westbound in a late model Ford Expedition when the two vehicles collided.

The deputy noted that speed is believed to be a factor in the early evening crash, which remains under investigation by the Owen County Sheriff's Department.

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