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Indiana Woman Dies After Tire Smashes Through Windshield
Updated June 20, 2017 10:59 AM | Filed under: Accident
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(INDIANAPOLIS) -- Police say a northeastern Indiana woman has died after a pickup truck tire went through the windshield of the SUV she was driving on Interstate 465 in Indianapolis.

The pickup lost a wheel Monday morning on northbound I-465 near I-74 on the city's southeast side. The tire bounced over a median wall into the southbound lanes, where it hit the SUV. State police say 43-year-old Crystal Emerick of Angola, was found unconscious with serious injuries and died at a hospital.

Police say one passenger in the SUV was also injured, but conscious and alert, while three back-seat passengers weren't hurt. Investigators are trying to determine how the wheel came off the truck.



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