DEARBORN COUNTY, IN. (THECOUNT) — Nicholas Adam Crum, of Aurora, Indiana, has been identified as the pedestrian struck and killed while walking on U.S. 50 near Sycamore Estates Drive on early Monday morning, according to reports.

“Nick” Crum, 31, was on-foot in the middle lanes of U.S. 50 in the area of Walmart on Sycamore Estates Drive, when he was fatally struck by a vehicle in Aurora on Monday around 3 a.m.


According to Indiana State Police, Crum was walking in the middle of the eastbound lanes for an unknown reason – when a Chevrolet Malibu driven by Rodney Beach, 53, of Aurora, struck Crum, reports EagleCountryOnline.

Crum was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

Troopers say Beach fully cooperated with arriving officials.

No one was cited at the scene.

Toxicology tests are pending.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident may contact police.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Crum:

Geo quick facts: Dearborn County is one of 92 counties of the U.S. state of Indiana located on the Ohio border near the southeast corner of the state. It was formed in 1803 from a portion of Hamilton County, Ohio. In 2010, the population was 50,047. The county seat and largest city is Lawrenceburg. Aurora is a city in Center Township, Dearborn County, Indiana, United States. The population was 3,750 at the 2010 census. Indiana is a U.S. state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America. Indiana is the 38th-largest by area and the 17th-most populous of the 50 United States. Its capital and largest city is Indianapolis. Indiana was admitted to the United States as the 19th U.S. state on December 11, 1816 – Wikipedia.