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One killed in single-vehicle crash on Interstate 70 in Indianapolis

Posted at 6:31 AM, Feb 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-25 22:57:57-05

INDIANAPOLIS — A person was thrown from a vehicle during a crash early Saturday morning on Interstate 70 in Indianapolis, according to state police.

Indiana State Police troopers and emergency personnel were called just around 5 a.m. to I-70 eastbound near Shadeland Avenue on the report of the single-vehicle crash, according to a press release from ISP.

Investigators believe the driver was thrown from the vehicle after losing control and rolling it several times, according to the release.

Araceli Arellano Garfias, 55, was called in crash, Marion County Deputy Coroner Alfie Ballew said in an email.

The driver, who was the only person inside the vehicle at the time of the crash, was not wearing a seat belt, according to the press release.