GREENFIELD — A second Greenfield man has died from the injuries sustained after the car he was riding in flipped along a county road over the weekend.
Police confirmed Mitch Wadley, 25, of Greenfield died Monday evening at an Indianapolis hospital, where he was being treated in the intensive care unit after the crash.
Investigators say Wadley was one of two people thrown from a car that flipped along County Road 300N, just west of Fortville Pike, after the driver took an S-shaped curve in the roadway too quickly and lost control of the vehicle.
Wadley was airlifted to St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis in critical condition. He died there Monday evening, police said.
The driver of the car, Scott Wynn, 55, of Greenfield, was also thrown from the car. He was pronounced dead at the scene Sunday night.
The crash happened around 8:30 p.m.
Police believe Wynn and Wadley were headed home with their roommate, Cody Boyd, 21, of Greenfield; officers did not release details about where the men had been before the accident.
Wynn was driving westbound of County Road 300N, when he took a curve in the road too quickly, police said. The car careened off the side of the road and flipped; it came to rest in a field on the north side of the roadway.
Wynn, the driver, and Wadley, who was riding in the backseat, were not wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident and were thrown from the car, police said.
Greenfield Fire Department medics drove Wadley by ambulance to nearby Beckenholdt Park, where a Stat Flight met them to fly the man to St. Vincent Hospital, police said.
Boyd was buckled into the front seat and suffered minor injuries. He was taken to Hancock Regional Hospital, treated and released, police said.
The accident remains under investigation by the Hancock County Fatal Accident Crash Team. Though officials have confirmed speed played a factor in the accident, they will wait for toxicology test results to make a final determination on what caused the accident.
Toxicology tests are expected to be conducted on Wynn this week — a standard screening performed on any driver involved in a fatal accident. Investigators expect to have those results within a month.