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Lawrence Co., IN Man Killed in Greene Co. Accident

Indiana State Police say a Lawrence County, Indiana man died Friday morning when his van swerved into the path of an oncoming coal truck on State Road 67 in Greene County.

26-year-old Dakota Burnette of Ooltic was pronounced dead at the scene.

An unnamed passenger in his van was taken to Greene County General Hospital.

The driver of the coal truck, 44-year-old Timothy Stines of Bedford, was not injured.

Police say that Burnette’s van veered left of center and struck the tandem axles of the trailer.