Mark Case Death – Former Bartholomew County Animal Control Officer Mark Case of Hope Indiana has sadly passed away. He died on Sunday 30th July 2023 after being involved in a UTV accident. Bartholomew County Coroner Clayton Nolting has determined that the cause of death of Mark Case was a severe blunt force trauma to the head, resulting in a skull fracture. His death has been ruled as an accident. Investigators believe that Case was riding in the rear cargo area of a two-seater farm utility vehicle when he fell out, leading to the head injuries.
How did the accident happen?
The unfortunate incident took place on Sunday at around 3:07 p.m. on the 9000 block of E 700 N. Promptly responding to the scene, authorities found 62-year-old Mark Case injured after the UTV accident. Despite their best efforts to save him, Case tragically succumbed to his injuries, as confirmed by the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO). Currently, both the BCSO and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are jointly conducting an investigation into this heartrending off-road vehicle accident.
Mark Case’s obituary will be released by the family
RELATED ARTICLE – Tragic Accident Claims Life of 20-Year-Old Katelyn Tullis in Bartholomew County on May 31
On Wednesday morning, the 31st of May 2023, 20-year-old Katelyn Tullis, hailing from Madison, Indiana, lost her life in a two-car collision in Bartholomew County, according to the local police. The accident occurred around 8:45 a.m. near the intersection of County Roads South 525 East and East 100 South, situated just outside Petersville, close to Columbus. Upon receiving the distress call, Bartholomew County Sheriff’s deputies promptly rushed to the scene.
Based on their preliminary investigation, authorities believe that the unfortunate collision involved a Ford passenger car traveling north on CR 525 E, driven by 19-year-old Ayden Pittman from North Vernon. Tragically, Pittman allegedly failed to yield the right-of-way, resulting in a collision with an SUV heading west on CR 100 S. The impact of the crash led to severe injuries for Ayden Pittman, affecting his back and abdominal region. He was immediately airlifted to IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis for urgent medical attention. Regrettably, Katelyn Tullis, a passenger in the Ford car, succumbed to her injuries at the scene.
The occupants of the SUV, 52-year-old Heather Baker and Sydney Dietrich, both residents of Columbus, also suffered injuries in the collision. They were transported to Columbus Regional Hospital for medical care. As of Wednesday evening, the police have not released updates on the conditions of Ayden Pittman, Heather Baker, or Sydney Dietrich.
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