1 person dead, 2 airlifted with severe burns in Clinton County crash

CLINTON COUNTY, Ind. — One person died and two others were airlifted with severe burns following a crash in Clinton County Friday morning, police say.

Investigators said a vehicle crashed into a tree near State Road 26 and State Road 29 and then burst into flames. A medical helicopter was called to the scene.

Police said three people were in the vehicle. One died while an adult was airlifted to Eskenazi Hospital and a child was airlifted to Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis.

Several emergency vehicles were dispatched to the location after the crash. The intersection was closed for several hours but has reopened.