A Brook, Indiana man died Thursday afternoon after his pickup truck drove off State Road 16 and hit a tree.
63-year-old Larry Strole drove off the roadway on the south side of the road. Newton County Sheriff’s officers found Strole unconscious in the vehicle. He died later at Jasper County Hospital in Rensselaer..
The initial investigation indicates Strole was westbound when his pickup truck left the road, struck a guardrail and utility pole and came to rest against a tree.
Brook and Goodland Fire departments and Newton County Ambulance personnel assisted at the scene.
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