A Shelby County man was killed in a Friday morning crash in Bartholomew County. Jay Frederick, chief deputy coroner, says that the crash took place around 6:30 a.m. on County Road 800 North, near County Road 100 East. The sole occupant of the wrecked Jeep Wrangler was identified as 26-year-old Christopher Ryan Johnson,.
Coroner Clayton Nolting determined cause of death to be blunt force trauma to the head and chest. His office says that toxicology tests are pending and results will be known in approximately two weeks.
The crash is being investigated by the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office.