Pickup Truck Driver Killed In Accident On I-70


Putnam County, In. – One person died and 2 other injured Friday morning in an accident mile marker 35 in Putnam County on Interstate 70.  West bound traffic was slowed due to an earlier accident when a pickup truck driven by Norma Rivera, 54, of New Castle, Delaware slammed into the back of a semi driven by Bhagwant Singh, 49, of Indianapolis. Singh was slowed with the hazard lights flashing on his semi when the accident occurred. Norma Rivera was pronounced dead at the scene and two passengers in the pickup truck, an adult male and a child, were transported via air ambulance to local hospitals in Indianapolis with non-life-threatening injuries.