Richard Casey Death – We are extremely devastated to announce the death of Richard Casey, 42, of Laconia, Indiana, has been identified as the victim in a Wednesday fatal vehicle crash in Jefferson County.
Richard Casey died in a two-vehicle crash involving a big-rig in Hanover Wednesday morning.
Richard Casey was operating a Chevy pickup truck on East Lagrange Road near East Kuntz Road in Hanover, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes around 9 q.m. Wednesday. The vehicle then came into contact with a Freightliner semi-truck hauling a trailer.
The semi driver, identified as 74-year-old Herschel Downing, of Waddy, Kentucky, was not injured in the wreck.
Richard Casey was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.