About 96 percent of the reported deaths occurred in those who were 50 years or older.
The grant will go toward collecting and analyzing data on violent deaths across the state.
A total of 18 people died in 2013, compared to 26 the previous year, according to a new report.
A Purdue researcher is advocating for increased regulation on grain farmers, but farmers themselves are largely opposed to more oversight.
Indiana Criminal Justice Institute officials say about half the people involved in fatal motorcycle accidents do not have the proper license.
The Department of Child Services recorded fifteen more death in 2011 than in the previous year.
Sixteen 16- and 17-year-olds died in driving accidents in the first six months of 2012, compared with only three the previous year.
The Indiana State Department of Health confirmed Monday 52 people have died from the flu, even as flu activity appears to be going down.
This year's deaths have significantly outpaced recent years.
More seniors appear to be dying this year from the flu.