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A 41-year-old woman from Sellersburg was killed when the car she was driving overturned after colliding with the rear of a northbound semi-truck in northern Scott County.  

Around 1:15 Wednesday morning, the Scott County Sheriff’s Department requested assistance with a two-vehicle crash on I-65 northbound near the 32 mile marker.

Initial information indicated that a red 2017 Ford Escape, driven by Renee M. Smith, 41, of Sellersburg, Indiana, had collided with the rear of a northbound semi-truck and trailer before overturning.

Responding units immediately called for a medical helicopter to respond to the scene.

Tragically, however, Renee Smith died at the scene.  

The driver of the northbound semi was not injured in the crash.  

This crash is still under investigation, and the cause of the crash is yet to be determined.    

The family of the deceased has been notified.  

Assisting agencies in the crash include the Scott County Sheriff’s Department, the Scottsburg Police Department, Scott County EMS and Fire, the Scott County Coroner, and the Indiana Department of Transportation.