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Elkhart man identified as deceased in single vehicle crash on Interstate 74

An Elkhart man had been identified as the person killed Tuesday morning in an Interstate 74 single vehicle crash.

Marlon Banks, age 46, from Elkhart, Indiana, was named as the deceased in the crash by the Shelby County Coroner’s Office.

The crash occurred early Tuesday morning near the 121-mile marker on I-74. The Shelby County Coroner’s Office was dispatched to the scene at 7:17 a.m.

According to information released Tuesday, Banks was the passenger in the vehicle. The driver was transported to Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis. There is no update on that person’s condition.

The cause and manner of Banks’ death are pending an autopsy scheduled for later this week, according to Coroner Bradley Rund.

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