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  • 1 dead in motorcycle crash near Alexandria

    MADISON COUNTY, Ind. – A motorcyclist from Alexandria was killed Sunday evening in a Madison County crash. Investigators were called to the scene on County Road 900 North, just east of County Road 425 East, shortly before 8:30 p.m. When first responders arrived, the driver of the motorcycle, 65-year-old Gary Durham, was pronounced dead at the scene. The county sheriff’s office says Durham left the roadway for an unknown reason, traveled about 100 feet before coming back onto the roadway and […]

  • Greenwood woman killed after train hits car

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. – A woman is dead after she tried to drive over train tracks but didn’t make it in time. The coroner identified the victim as 20-year-old Shauna Synsael from Greenwood. Deputies say she was driving eastbound along County Road 600 North in Whiteland when she came across railroad tracks. While crossing the tracks, an 83-car CSX train hit her car. The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is now trying to figure out why Synsael drove onto the tracks in the first […]

  • Man arrested on OWI charge after crash totaled IFD truck, injured 4 firefighters

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Four Indianapolis Fire Department firefighters are recovering after a head-on crash on Indy’s east side–and police have arrested a man suspected of driving under the influence. The crash happened around 11:30 p.m. on the city’s east side as firefighters were responding to a call. Investigators said the fire truck was responding to a medical run and was using its siren and flashing lights when a silver sedan crossed the center line near East 38th Street and North […]

  • 3 people injured when car crashes, flips on Indy’s southeast side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Three people were hurt in in a serious wreck on Indy’s southeast side early Monday morning. The crash happened shortly after midnight along Edgewood Avenue near the intersection of South Franklin Road. A car flipped on its roof, injuring three people. One of those people was ejected from the car. They were taken to Eskenazi Hospital, and their conditions are unknown. Police say the crash might be related to the driver over-correcting.

  • Delivery interrupted: USPS truck hits barrier, nearly goes down I-65 embankment

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A U.S. Post Office semi-trailer truck crashed early Friday in what investigators say was a weather-related incident. It happened on northbound I-65 near the Raymond St. exit. The USPS truck lost control and wound up on a safety barrier, hanging precariously over the embankment. Indiana State Police investigators believe the driver was going too fast for the icy road conditions. Two people were in the truck, and one of those people was transported to a local hospital. That person’s […]

  • Man killed on I-70 in Hendricks County left car to help stranded driver, police say

    HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind. – A man who was struck and killed late Wednesday in Hendricks County had gotten out of his car to help another driver, police say. David Scully, 68, Martinsville, died after a semi hit him while he was crossing the eastbound lanes of I-70 near State Road 39 in Monrovia around 11:30 p.m. According to the Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office, Scully was on his way home from work when he saw a car stranded in the westbound […]

  • 2 people stabbed in attempted robbery at far east side apartment complex

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Two people are seriously injured after they were nearly robbed then stabbed on the far east side of Indianapolis Tuesday morning. The stabbing happened shortly after 1 a.m. in the Spanish Oaks Apartments near East 38th Street and Mitthoeffer Road. Police say two people were getting out of their car when a man walked up to them and forced them into a downstairs apartment unit. That’s when the assailant tried to rob them, but he didn’t get […]

  • UPDATE: Missing Plainfield woman found safe

    PLAINFIELD, Ind. —A missing Plainfield woman was found safe after an intense search by authorities Monday morning. The search for 51-year-old Michelle Smith began around 12:45 a.m. when she was reported missing by her family. She had been missing several hours at that point, according to a Plainfield Police spokeswoman. Her family told police she is mentally-challenged and wears hearing aids, although they were unsure if she had her hearing aids. Police used two search drones and an Indiana State […]

  • Local woman killed in Delaware County crash

    DELAWARE COUNTY, Ind. — A local woman was killed in Delaware County when a car and a pickup truck collided head-on Wednesday night. The crash occurred shortly before 11 p.m. on State Road 67 between County Road 450 North and County Road 500 North. Delaware County Coroner Rich Howell confirmed the victim was a local woman who was driving the car – but could not yet release her name because relatives hadn’t all been notified. Investigators are trying to determine what […]

  • Indiana state trooper injured after flipping squad car on city’s northwest side

    INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana State Police trooper suffered minor injuries in a serious traffic accident late Tuesday. It happened shortly after 11 p.m. in the 3900 block of N. Glen Arms Rd., near W. 38th St. and N. High School Rd. The single-vehicle crash unfolded near the fenced entrance to Securcare Self Storage, where the trooper’s overturned car came to a rest. The trooper suffered minor injuries and was alert and conscious when he was transported to a local hospital. […]

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