RIPLEY COUNTY – On Tuesday, Jan. 19 at approximately 6:15 a.m., Ripley County Communications received a report of a vehicle rollover crash involving a fire truck.
The crash occurred on Brownstown Road west of the intersection with County Road 750 W.
Driver: Ralph F. Meyer, 68, Napoleon Fire Department member, of Greensburg.
Witness: Roger Volk, Millhousen Fire Department.
Meyer stated he was traveling west on Brownstown Road performing fire department duties. Specifically he was operating a Fire Department 2001 Freightliner water tanker, bringing water to a working structure fire.
Just west of County Road 750 West he met an oncoming Millhousen Fire Department tanker truck heading east on Brownstown Road.