NORTH VERNON, IN (FOX19) - On Wednesday night at approximately 11:06 PM, troopers from the Indiana State Police Post at Versailles responded to a report of a person injured due to a car crash that occurred inside of the Muscatatuck County Park on County Park Road in North Vernon.
When troopers arrived they found Emily M. Jackson, 20, of North Vernon lying next to County Park Road with serious injuries.
As troopers began their investigation it was discovered that Jackson and another 19 year old female, were both “car surfing” on the roof of a white 2001 Subaru station wagon being driven by Kelsi A. Speer, 19, from North Vernon. As the girls were car surfing, for an unknown reason, Jackson either fell or jumped from the top of the vehicle.
As a result of the falling or jumping, she sustained serious head injuries. She was transported from the scene to the Jennings County, St-Vincent Hospital in North Vernon by Rescue 20.