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INDOT > Safety > Fallen Employees Fallen Employees

This page is dedicated to the INDOT employees who have lost their lives while serving Indiana citizens. Following is a list of INDOT employees fatally injured on the job since 1969.

Fatality Since 1969 Name District/Division Date
74 Steven Overbay Crawfordsville September 18, 2012
73 Gregory Lawdermilt Seymour December 1, 2011
72 Tony E. Northcutt LaPorte  June 16, 2011
71  Mark T. Shepherdson  Vincennes  March 24, 2009
70 David Windler Crawfordsville January 10, 2009
69 Ronald W. "Ronnie" Ward Vincennes June 13, 2005
68 Robert A. "Rob" Zell Crawfordsville February 3, 2005
67 Joyce E. Williams Seymour November 18, 2004
66 David W. Borgmann Greenfield January 17, 2003
65 Mary R. Henderson Toll Road August 29, 2002
64 Gary Rex Petty Vincennes August 22, 2002
63 Bonnie S. Pellegrino LaPorte July 25, 2002
62 Thomas F. Carter Seymour May 2, 2002
61 Ronald G. Imel Seymour March 13, 2001
60 Ronald H. Koning Land Acquisition January 18, 2001
59 Arthur L. Hoskins Seymour October 8, 1998
58 Kevin D. Wright Fort Wayne September 21, 1998
57 Michael L. Quinlan Seymour June 1, 1998
56 David Earl Higgins Fort Wayne September 4, 1997
55 James D. Hughes Greenfield January 9, 1997
54 Gaylord D. Shull Crawfordsville August 8, 1995
53 Don A. Abbott Seymour May 3, 1995
52 Gary Lee Smith Greenfield February 19, 1992
51 William D. Ropp LaPorte September 10, 1991
50 Julius Ray Cravens Vincennes September 14, 1990
49 James M. Birkenbuel Fort Wayne November 15, 1989
48 Urvashi A. Shah Fort Wayne September 7, 1989
47 John M. Obojkovits LaPorte March 30, 1988
46 Terry Sherman Greenfield November 3, 1987
45 Milo Clemons Jr. Toll Road November 7, 1985
44 James E. Hoover LaPorte September 20, 1985
43 Clifford A. Chambliss Greenfield February 20, 1985
42 Dennis E. Hensley Greenfield February 20, 1985
41 Earl Wayne Hendrickson Crawfordsville November 21, 1984
40 Harry L. Beatty Fort Wayne January 27, 1984
39 Randy L. Shipley Greenfield January 31, 1983
38 Donald E. Nusbaum Fort Wayne May 18, 1983
37 Roger W. Wells Fort Wayne September 1, 1983
36 Betsy Jayne Gates Fort Wayne July 23, 1982
35 Michael Charles Beird LaPorte April 15, 1982
34 Terry Lynn Crumley Seymour March 24, 1981
33 Darrell "Chris" Terry LaPorte June 18, 1981
32 Daniel R. Foutz Greenfield November 3, 1980
31 Christopher Wright III Crawfordsville August 13, 1980
30 Randy Lee Halley LaPorte July 14, 1980
29 Harold D. Stidham Sr. Seymour May 19, 1980
28 Walter W. Washington LaPorte February 22, 1979
27 Leander Lee Kluesner Vincennes April 19, 1979
26 Howard L. Smith LaPorte June 29, 1978
25 Kenneth L. Lindahl Toll Road October 9, 1978
24 Iva Joyce Johnson LaPorte December 22, 1977
23 Fred B. Cory Greenfield December 6, 1977
22 William Everett Lewellen Crawfordsville July 14, 1977
21 Robert David Duprey Crawfordsville January 10, 1977
20 Lloyd W. Hennen Toll Road October 18, 1975
19 James E. Aldred Seymour May 21, 1975
18 Roy Poling Saymour January 11, 1974
17 Jeffery Scott Wilson Crawfordsville November 1, 1973
16 Mark Ian Brown Greenfield October 25, 1973
15 Carl W. Aldridge Seymour October 2, 1973
14 Ray E. Orem Fort Wayne August 23, 1973
13 Peter Brian Munn Greenfield July 3, 1973
12 Robert E. Rice Sr. LaPorte February 4, 1973
11 Ralph Robert Jones LaPorte January 3, 1973
10 Robert L. Richmond Greenfield May 26, 1972
9 Gilbert W. Miller Seymour November 12, 1971
8 Elmer C. Thomas LaPorte August 27, 1971
7 Joseph Earl Forrest Sr. LaPorte March 8, 1971
6 Clement John Tuszynski LaPorte July 15, 1970
5 Jack M. Whitaker Greenfield May 25, 1970
4 James B. Carey Seymour May 25, 1970
3 Alan T. Snyder Crawfordsville July 29,1969
2 Harold L. Durnil Vincennes November 25, 1969
1 John R. Bennett Seymour May 22, 1969