Deadly Ripley County Crash


Around 3:00 pm on April 6, 2020, troopers from the Indiana State Police Versailles Post responded to a two-vehicle crash on State Road 350 near Osgood, Indiana that claimed the life of a Versailles, Indiana woman.

The initial investigation indicated a black 2003 Mazda passenger car being driven my Tammy R. Judd, age 48, Versailles, Indiana was traveling eastbound on State Road 350 near Finks Road.  For an unknown reason, Judd’s vehicle left the south side of the road and struck a guardrail.  Judd’s vehicle then came back onto the road and entered the westbound lane of State Road 350 into the path of a white 1998 Chevrolet dumptruck being driven by Brock A. Peetz, age 44, Napoleon, Indiana.

The vehicles struck nearly head on in the westbound lane of State Road 350.  After the collision, Judd’s vehicle came to rest in the center of State Road 350.  Peetz vehicle left the north side of the roadway before overturning and coming to rest.  Judd sustained fatal injuries in the collision.  She was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Ripley County Coroner’s Office.  Peetz sustained minor injuries in the collision. 

Toxicology results on both drivers are pending at this time.

SR 350 was closed for nearly four hours for crash investigation and cleanup.

The investigation is ongoing.

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