A fatal accident last night in eastern Vigo County.
It happened just before 7p.m. about two miles north of US HWY 40 in Seelyville. Police say that 21 year old Raymond Funkhouser JR of Terre Haute was traveling at a high rate of speed when he lost control over corrected and hit two other cars.
A passenger in Funkhouser’s car, 19 year old Russ Nelson was killed in the accident.
Funkhouser was flown to an Indianapolis hospital. His condition is unknown.
The drivers of the other two cars, 61 year old Michael Sherertz and 67 year old Robert Moreland were taken to area hospitals for treatment of what were believed to be non-life threatening injuries.
A crash recontruction exper with the Indiana State Police is being brought in to help with the investigation.
Police say that alcohol was not involved and all were wearing their seatbelts.