Listen Live
Police Lights

Source: WISH-TV / WISH-TV

LIZTON, Ind. (WISH) — A pickup driver died in a Friday morning crash with a garbage truck on a State Road 39 intersection, the Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office said.

The crash happened at 7:30 a.m. Friday at the intersection of State Road 39 and County Road 500 North. That’s in a rural area about 3 miles south of the town of Lizton.

Due to the crash, the intersection was closed for three hours, according to a Facebook post.

According to a news release, the crash was between a Chevrolet pickup and a garbage truck. For an unknown reason, the pickup driver did not obey a stop sign and hit the other vehicle.

The pickup driver was identified as a 25-year-old man from North Salem. He died at the crash scene. Police did not immediately release the man’s name.

The garbage truck driver was sent to a local hospital for injuries not believed to be life-threatening.

Investigators do not suspect drugs or alcohol played a factor in the collision.

Anyone with information about the crash was asked to call the sheriff’s office at 317-745-6269.

Lizton is about a 35-minute drive northeast of downtown Indianapolis.