Local News

Greensburg man killed in Ripley Co. one-car crash

A Decatur County man was killed in a Tuesday one-car crash.


The crash occurred on US 50 in Ripley County about 7:45 pm Tuesday. A 2010 Chevrolet Equinox, driven by George Meadors, 54, of Greensburg, was traveling eastbound on US 50 near Cave Hill Road, just east of Versailles.  For an unknown reason, Meadors’ vehicle left the south side of the road and struck a tree. The  vehicle then caught fire. 


Meadors sustained fatal injuries in the crash.  He was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Ripley County Coroner. 


The crash remains under investigation.  It is unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor in the crash although toxicology results are pending.


US 50 was closed for approximately three hours for crash investigation and cleanup.