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Columbus woman killed, Clifford man thrown from car, during crash in Bartholomew County

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Posted at 3:45 PM, Dec 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-20 15:45:24-05

BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY — A Columbus woman was killed and a Clifford man was injured in a crash Saturday night in Bartholomew County, according to the sheriff's office.

Deputies were called to the crash around 10:15 p.m. to the area near North County Road 280 West and Fawn Court, west of Taylorsville.

When they arrived, they found Ashley Cox, 24, of Columbus, trapped in the car, and a 29-year-old man, of Clifford, who appeared to have been thrown from the car, according to a press release from the Bartholomew County Sheriff's Office. Cox later died.

The man was taken to Columbus Regional Hospital, according to the release. His exact condition is unknown.

The crash remains under investigation and additional details haven't been released.