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Plainfield Police: report of impaired driver leads to pursuit, driver killed

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Posted at 11:41 AM, Jul 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-04 09:24:55-04

PUTNAM COUNTY — One person is dead after a Saturday pursuit involving Plainfield Police.

Plainfield Police say around 1:30 p.m, officers responded to a call after a driver was reported to be driving erratically and all over the roadway.

Officers saw the vehicle swerving and committing traffic violations and pulled the vehicle over at U.S. 40 and Cartersburg Road.

Police say once the vehicle came to a stop, officers approached and asked the driver, identified as Dominique Jackson, 32, of Indianapolis, to exit. Police say Jackson then fled and a pursuit was started.

Jackson continued going west on U.S. 40 and entered Putnam County, when she and and her car left the roadway and crashed near County Road 550 E and U.S. 40.

Jackson died at the scene.

Indiana State Police are investigating the crash.