UPDATE: Victim in fatal Carmel crash identified
CARMEL, Ind. — An accident investigation team was called to the scene of a late Friday night crash on US-31 SB near mile marker 129.
Shortly after midnight, authorities responded to reports of an accident with injury under the 146th street overpass.
Based on preliminary information, it appears a black 2015 Chevrolet Sonic 4-door was traveling southbound US 31 in the northbound lanes.
The black Chevrolet then collided head on with a blue 2006 Dodge Ram pickup truck (towing a trailer) as it was traveling northbound US 31 near the 146th Street overpass.
The driver of the black Chevrolet was pronounced deceased at the scene. On Tuesday, officials identified the victim as James Ayers, 47, of Carmel.
No criminal charges are being sought.