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Woman dies in Hendricks County crash

Posted at 12:34 PM, Dec 16, 2023
and last updated 2023-12-16 13:38:07-05

HENDRICKS COUNTY — A woman died in a crash on SR39 just south of Danville on Saturday, according to the sheriff's office.

The crash occurred around 10:15 a.m. in the 1400 block of South SR39.

Hendricks County Sheriff's Office says officers located a single vehicle crash involving a Honda, occupied by a 52-year-old woman and a juvenile female passenger.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The passenger was taken to the hospital as a precaution but was reportedly uninjured.

Preliminary investigation determined the vehicle was traveling northbound on SR39 when it left the roadway for an unknown reason. The vehicle then struck a tree and rolled.

The roadway was temporarily closed for an investigation but has been reopened.

The crash is under investigation.