Teen killed in Hamilton County roll-over accident
Arcadia, Ind. - The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office received a report of single vehicle accident in the 11800 block of 266th Street just after 7 a.m. Sunday morning.
Officer arrived to find 19-year-old Chad Hogwood of Atlanta, IN deceased at the scene. Police believe the accident happened around 1:45 a.m. but was not discovered until after 7 a.m.
Investigation revealed that the pick-up truck Hogwood was driving was traveling eastbound on 266th Street near the intersection of Lacy Road. The vehicle left the south side of the road and struck a small ditch. Hogwood over-corrected and lost control of the pick-up truck causing it to go off the north side of the road and hit a small gravel decline and then a fence.
The vehicle continued on into a field where it began to roll ejecting Hogwood and causing fatal injuries to the driver.
Several alcohol containers were located at the scene of the crash and blood results are pending.