CAMBRIDGE CITY, Ind. (AP) - Authorities say an Indiana State Police motor carrier inspector was killed when he lost control of a pickup truck and collided head-on with a tractor-trailer.
It happened Sunday afternoon on Interstate 70 near Cambridge City, about 50 miles east of Indianapolis. Westbound I-70 reopened Sunday evening, and the eastbound lanes were expected to reopen shortly after.
A state police news release says 64-year-old Robert E. Pitcher of Pershing was towing a power brake tester when he lost control of the vehicle.
The agency says the westbound pickup crossed the median and hit an eastbound car-hauler.
An air ambulance took 42-year-old semi driver Ricky L. Mills of Heidrick, Ky., to Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis for treatment of extensive burns.