An Edinburgh man died in a traffic accident on County Road 800N near county Road 100E at about 6:34 a.m. today, the Bartholomew County Coroner’s office said.

The sole occupant of the Jeep Wrangler involved in the crash was identified as Christopher Ryan Johnson, 26, Edinburgh.

Nolting determined the cause of death to be blunt force trauma to the head and chest. Toxicology tests are pending.

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