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Six Year Old Boy from Vincennes Flown To Riley Hospital After ATV Crash

Saturday, May 6, 2017, 5:02 PM

Knox County – Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an ATV accident that resulted in a six-year-old child being flown to Riley Hospital in Indianapolis for treatment.

Derek Blackburn, 6, of Vincennes was operating a 90 cc four wheeler when he lost control and fell from the machine. He was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes for injuries to the head.

Blackburn was transported after evaluation to Indianapolis with non-life threatening injuries. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

The accident occurred on private property along Upper 11th Street in Vincennes at approximately 4:10 pm.

Responding agencies included Knox County EMS, Vincennes Fire Department, Vincennes City Police Department and Indiana Conservation Officers.

SOURCE: Indiana DNR Law Enforcement

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Six Year Old Boy from Vincennes Flown To Riley Hospital After ATV Crash

Saturday, May 6, 2017, 5:02 PM

Knox County – Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an ATV accident that resulted in a six-year-old child being flown to Riley Hospital in Indianapolis for treatment.

Derek Blackburn, 6, of Vincennes was operating a 90 cc four wheeler when he lost control and fell from the machine. He was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes for injuries to the head.

Blackburn was transported after evaluation to Indianapolis with non-life threatening injuries. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

The accident occurred on private property along Upper 11th Street in Vincennes at approximately 4:10 pm.

Responding agencies included Knox County EMS, Vincennes Fire Department, Vincennes City Police Department and Indiana Conservation Officers.

SOURCE: Indiana DNR Law Enforcement

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Anayeli Camacho, 30, of Oaktown, Arrested after Two Men Killed in Knox County Crash

Thursday, April 13, 2017, 7:04 PM

Knox County – The Knox County Coroner’s Office has identified the driver and passenger killed earlier today on US 41 at Old US 41 near Oaktown as Stephen Hines, 70, and Ricky Hackle, 63, both from Jasonville, IN. Investigating officers believe Hackle was driving and Hines was his passenger.

Deceased:

  • Stephen Hines, 70, Jasonville, IN (Family has been notified)
  • Ricky Hackle, 63, Jasonville, IN (Family has been notified)

The driver of the Dodge Grand Caravan has been identified as Anayeli Camacho, 30, of Oaktown. She was arrested for operating a vehicle without ever receiving a driver’s license. She was taken to the Knox County Jail where she is currently being held on bond. Camacho will also be cited for failure to yield.

UPDATE: Thursday, April 13, 2017, 3:12 PM

The driver of the Dodge Grand Caravan, Anayeli Camacho, 30, of Oaktown, was arrested for driving without ever receiving a driver’s license.

Thursday, April 13, 2017, 12:41 PM



Knox County – This morning at approximately 9:31, Indiana State Police and Knox County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two vehicle crash on US 41 at Old US 41 that killed two men and injured another driver.

Preliminary investigation revealed a female motorist was driving a Dodge Grand Caravan westbound on Old US 41 when she failed to yield the right of way to a 2004 GMC Yukon that was traveling southbound on US 41.  After the two vehicles collided in the intersection, the Yukon GMC rolled and ejected the driver and passenger.  One male was pronounced dead at the scene by the Knox County Coroner’s Office and the other male was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital where he later died from his injuries.  The female was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital where she is currently being treated for her injuries.

Indiana State Police are currently attempting to identify all three individuals.

Investigating Officer: Trooper Brett Pool, Indiana State Police

Assisting Officers: Master Trooper Randy Huddleston and Senior Trooper Kylen Compton

Assisting Agency: Knox County Sheriff’s Department
Knox County Coroner’s Office

All criminal defendants are to be presumed innocent until, and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

SOURCE: Indiana State Police – Evansville District 35

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Brittney Winternheimer, 27, of Evansville, with BAC of .23%, Charged with DWI

Saturday, April 8, 2017, 8:25 AM

Knox County – Early this morning at approximately 1:50 am, Trooper Brock Buchanan located a 2012 Jeep that was parked at an angle on the shoulder at US 41 and SR 241. When Buchanan approached the vehicle he noticed it was still running and the female driver was passed out behind the steering wheel. When the female finally came to she attempted to drive off, but the vehicle was still in park. Buchanan was able to shut off the vehicle from the passenger side. The female attempted to get out through the driver’s door, but she fell back into the vehicle and sat down on the floor board.

The driver was identified as Brittney Winternheimer, 27, of Evansville.  She was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes where it was determined she had a BAC of .23%. Winternheimer was arrested and taken to the Knox County Jail where she is currently being held on bond.

Arrested and Charges:

  • Brittney Winternheimer, 27, Evansville, IN
    1. Driving While Intoxicated, Class A Misdemeanor
    2. Resisting Law Enforcement, Class A Misdemeanor
    3. Refusal to Identify, Class C Misdemeanor

Arresting Officer: Trooper Brock Buchanan, Indiana State Police
Assisting Officer: Trooper William Campbell, Indiana State Police

SOURCE: Indiana State Police-Evansville District 35

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