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Single-vehicle crash results in one fatality

Monday, April 19, 2010

CLOVERDALE -- Alcohol and speed may have been the cause of a single-vehicle accident Saturday near Cloverdale, which resulted in one fatality.

At approximately 4 p.m., units from the Putnam County Sheriff's Department were dispatched to a possible fatal accident on SR 42, just west of CR 750E. Upon arriving, the vehicle was observed in the trees on the south side of 42.

The driver of the vehicle, 28-year-old Jeremie A. Hilbert of Cloverdale, was pronounced dead at the scene. Two passengers, Jana A. Smith of Poland and Tamra M. Neiner of Cloverdale, were transported by air ambulance to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Smith was listed in critical condition and Neiner was listed in stable condition.

Results of the preliminary investigation indicated both speed and alcohol were contributing factors to the crash, stated Deputy Jonathan Chadd. The crash still remains under investigation.

Assisting agencies included Cloverdale Township Fire Department, Operation Life, Air Evac, PHI (Dove Flight), Cloverdale Police Department, Curtis Towing and Putnam County coroner's office.


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Pray that you Rest in Peace Jeremie.

-- Posted by banner1 on Mon, Apr 19, 2010, at 9:53 PM

im gonna miss you Ogre...ill never forget you or the time u let me stay with you when i was down on my luck. it was a blessing 4 me 2 get 2 know you the way i did. a peice of me was lost when i heard of this tragedy. u were a very good person and God's got a special place 4 you in His kingdom. you will be missed! love you man!!!!

-- Posted by Jason765 on Mon, Apr 19, 2010, at 10:12 PM

Sad to hear this. Jeremie was really a good guy.

-- Posted by Hungry&Fat on Tue, Apr 20, 2010, at 6:37 AM

Prayes to the family ...!

-- Posted by RutAndStrut on Tue, Apr 20, 2010, at 3:27 PM

He was a very special young man, and will be missed. My prayers are with his family,friends, and his children. I had the pleasure of being one of his teachers several years ago. My memories are of a caring,compassionate young man. It breaks my heart that his life ended so soon......

-- Posted by pamkrobs on Tue, Apr 20, 2010, at 5:08 PM


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