The one-car crash occurred in the 4200 block of East Michigan Rd. An eastbound 2003 Chrysler van driven by Tera Doane Minyard, 39, of Cincinnati, left the roadway for unknown reasons. The vehicle struck a tree.
The passenger in the vehicle, Ronda Purdon, 52, of Cincinnati, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver was lifelined to Indianapolis.
The crash is still under investigation.
Original story - Wednesday, Jul 9
A one-car accident on Shelby County’s Michigan Road resulted in one fatality Thursday morning.
The accident occurred near St. Vincent DePaul at 9:00 am. A passenger, from out-of-state, died in the crash when the vehicle left the road and hit a tree head-on. The driver was taken to Methodist Hospital.
The crash remains under investigation.