Two Vehicles Damaged, One Driver Injured By Objects Thrown From Passing Vehicle

The two separate incidents happened on Tuesday afternoon near Brookville.

Shutterstock photo.

(Brookville, Ind.) – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department are investigating after two vehicles were damaged and one drive was injured as result of objects being thrown from a passing vehicle.

Sheriff’s deputies were called to the first scene on U.S. 52, just east of Brookville, on Tuesday around 4:45 p.m.

It was reported that an unknown vehicle was westbound on U.S. 52, when an occupant threw a Gatorade bottle through the windshield of an eastbound delivery van.

The driver, Garrett Rauch, 30, of Brookville, suffered minor injuries from broken windshield glass.

A similar incident took place a short time later on State Road 101 near the entrance of the Brookville Dam. Another delivery van was damaged by an object that was thrown from a passing vehicle.

The first victim described the vehicle as lighter in color, while the second victim described the vehicle as a tan passenger car, similar to a Ford Taurus or Mercury Sable.

Anyone with information about the incidents is asked to contact the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department at 765-647-4138.

More from Local News


Free Summer Meals Available to Students Across Indiana

Several Summer Food Service sites are located in southeastern Indiana.

Milan Gym Lobby Dedication Set for June 17

Players from the 1954 championship team will be there. The event is open to the public.

Local Sports Report - June 8, 2023

Area golfers competed at the IHSAA Regional on Thursday.

Rising Sun Baseball Set for Trip to Jasper for Semi-State

Community members are invited to send off the Shiners on Friday afternoon.

Batesville's Schebler to Play in North South All-Star Game

Schebler is the 9th player in Batesville history to be selected to play in the All-Star Game.

On Air

Jeremy playing
Alabama - 40 Hour Week

Reba McEntire Is There Life Out There? 11:41
Carrie Underwood Hate My Heart 11:38
Joe Nichols Sunny and 75 11:32
Old Dominion No Such Thing as a Broken Heart 11:29