Madison, IN Light rain shower 84°
Listen Live

Teen Killed in Jennings County Crash

Crossed center line striking another vehicle


North Vernon-This morning, shortly before 8:00 am, the Indiana State Police and Jennings County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two vehicle crash on US 50 near County Road 450 West that claimed the life of a 17 year old North Vernon girl.


The initial investigation by Trp. Matt Holley, Indiana State Police-Versailles Crash Reconstruction Team, indicated that a gold 2001 Honda Accord, being driven by Morgan R. Gibson, age 17, North Vernon, Indiana was traveling westbound on US 50 near County Road 450 West.  Gibson’s vehicle crossed the centerline into the path of an eastbound red 2011 Chevrolet Malibu, being driven by Destiny Gerringer, age 24, North Vernon, Indiana.  Gerringer’s vehicle struck the passenger side of Gibson’s vehicle.  Both vehicles came to rest in the eastbound lanes of US 50.


Gibson sustained fatal injuries in the crash.  She was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Jennings County Coroner’s Office.  Gerringer was transported to St. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana with serious injuries. 


Frozen precipitation was falling around the time of the crash.  The roadway surface condition was icy.  The roadway surface condition is believed to be a factor in the crash. 


Alcohol and drugs are not believed to be factors in the crash.


The victim’s family has been notified.


The crash remains under investigation by the Indiana State Police-Versailles Crash Reconstruction Team.

More from Local News


Local News

Harrison County Man Killed in Crash near Lanesville

Crash is remains under investigation

Corydon Man Arrested for Child Molestation

Alleged incidents occurred at a Harrison County, Indiana, residence.

Kentucky State Police Investigate Henry County Fatal Collision

Second collision in less then a week that State Police are investigating

Local Sports

ORVC Weekly Report Summary (May 15 – 20) 2023

Final ORVC Report for the 22-23 School Year


Congratulations to all the student athletes and coaches

AREA SPORTS MAY 23-25,2023

Any missing scores or to report a score email