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Indianapolis man killed, one injured, after crash in Grant County

Posted at 3:08 PM, Dec 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-08 15:08:50-05

GRANT COUNTY, Ind. -- A man died Friday evening in Grant County after a single vehicle crash on Interstate 69.

Indiana State Police and emergency responders were called just before 7:30 p.m. Friday to the 262-mile marker on I-69 on the report of a single-vehicle crash.

Police said Aaron Bates, 59, of Indianapolis, died at the scene after he reportedly went into the left lane, overcorrected and crashed into an embankment and trees. 

A passenger, Henry Tillberry, 35, of Indianapolis, was ejected from the vehicle. Tillberry was taken to a hospital by a medical helicopter with life-threatening injuries. 

State police said neither of the truck's occupants were wearing seatbelts. 

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