1 dead in State Road 37 crash

A Martinsville man was killed on Tuesday afternoon in an accident on State Road 37 at Smith Valley Road.

A Cadillac driven by Allan C. Johnson, 83, was westbound on Smith Valley Road, ran the light at State Road 37 and hit a northbound semi-tractor trailer, according to the preliminary investigation by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office. Johnson was killed in the accident, and his family was notified Tuesday afternoon, the sheriff’s office said.

The crash happened just before 1 p.m. The semi was being driven by David G. Harvey, 40, of Fort Branch.

The accident investigation was ongoing, and northbound State Road 37 was closed for several hours on Tuesday afternoon.

Crews from the White River Fire Department, Indiana State Police and Bargersville Police Department assisted at the scene.