Head-on crash kills Vallonia man

A Vallonia man died in a Friday night crash near Seymour.

61-year-old Lamar Anderson died in the head-on crash at about 9 p.m. Friday night on State Road 258 west of Seymour.

According to Indiana State Police, Anderson was driving westbound, when he left the road, hit a guardrail and his truck came to a stop facing the wrong direction in the eastbound lanes. His vehicle was then struck head-on by an SUV being driven by 70-year-old Elizabeth Helwig of Seymour.

Anderson was pronounced dead by the Jackson County Coroner’s office. Helwig was taken to Schneck Medical Center in Seymour with what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries, troopers report.