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Seymour Girl Killed In Accident Near Salem

Last updated on Monday, August 26, 2013

(SALEM) - A 10-year-old Seymour girl was killed after the vehicle she was riding in flipped on Ind. 135 Sunday afternoon.

According to Indiana State Trooper Sgt. Jerry Goodin, the crash was near the 900 block of Ind. 135, north of Salem.

The driver, 32-year-old Misty Wood, of Seymour was traveling south on Ind. 135 when she drove the 2002 Nissan Quest off the east side of the roadway. The vehicle left the roadway and flipped an unknown number of times before coming to a stop on its wheels.

Misty Wood's daughter, 10-year-old Sierra Woods, who was a front seat passenger, died at the scene.

Police say Sierra was wearing a seatbelt during the accident.

Misty Woods was flown to the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, KY with non-life threatening injuries. It is unknown at this time if she was wearing her seat belt.

Goodin says the accident is under investigation.

Assisting at the scene were the Washington County Sheriff's Department, Washington County Fire and E.M.S. and a trooper from the Indiana State Police Post at Versailles .

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