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23-year-old woman killed in head-on crash in Hamilton County

Posted at 11:36 AM, Oct 04, 2017

HAMILTON COUNTY, Ind. -- A 23-year-old woman was killed in a head-on crash in Hamilton County early Wednesday morning. 

The crash happened in the area of Strawtown Avenue and Prairie Baptist Road in the eastern part of the county just before 7 a.m. 

According to the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office report, crash investigators believe Bethany Moore, of Lebanon, was driving eastbound in her black Honda Civic when she crossed the center line and collided head-on with a white Ford F350 driven by Joshua Prater, 35, of Anderson. 

Moore was trapped inside her vehicle and had to be extricated by emergency personnel. She was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Prater was transported to the hospital for unspecified complaints of pain, according to investigators. 

The crash remains under investigation by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office Crash Team. Anyone with information is asked to contact them at 317-773-1282.

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