Columbus man dies in Saturday night crash

A 21-year-old Columbus man was killed in a Saturday night accident near Rosstown, according to the Bartholomew County Coroner’s office.

Ethan R. Bailey was pronounced dead after the crash on County Roads 100W and 650S at about 8:52 p.m. Saturday evening. Deputy Coroner Jay Frederick says that Bailey died from massive trauma to the head and spine.

Bailey was the driver of a Jeep that collided with a motorcycle. A passenger in the Jeep and the motorcyclist were also injured and taken from the scene for treatment.

Toxicology tests are done in all fatal crashes and Frederick said he expects the results to be back in about two weeks.