Upland Man Killed in Miami County Crash

By Alex Miller - 21Alive

Upland Man Killed in Miami County Crash

November 13, 2013 Updated Nov 13, 2013 at 5:35 AM EST

MIAMI COUNTY, Ind. (21Alive) -- An Upland man was killed in a head-on collision with a semi truck on State Road 18 in Miami County Tuesday Night.

State troopers say Terry Lee Houseman Jr., 33, of Upland was traveling westbound when, for an unknown reason, his pickup truck drifted into the other lane.

The truck then collided with a semi truck heading eastbound. Houseman was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators believe he was not wearing his seatbelt during the moment of impact.

The semi truck driver, Richard L. Hickey, 50, of Hartford City was not injured in the crash.

Officials with the Indiana State Police don't believe alcohol played a factor in the crash.

The crash is still under investigation.

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