Holton man dies in Jennings crash

A Holton man died in a traffic accident yesterday on U.S. 50 in Jennings County.

Deputies report that 69-year-old Richard L. Sutton was pronounced dead after the crash east of County Road 200N Monday.

Sutton was driving a pickup westbound when his vehicle crossed the centerline, left the south side of the road, striking a ditch and a fence before coming to a stop in a yard, according to police reports..

According to Jennings County deputies, a witness suggested that Sutton appeared to slump in his seat before leaving the road and deputies say they do not know if he suffered a medical emergency leading to the crash.