Fatal Crash Kills Child in Washington County

Fatal Crash Kills Child in Washington County

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This afternoon a single vehicle crash just North of Salem on State Road 135 claimed the life of a 10 year old Seymour girl.

Indiana State Police said the accident happened at approximately 3:40 pm.

This van was involved in an accident this afternoon that claimed the life of a 10-year-old Seymour girl.
This van was involved in an accident this afternoon that claimed the life of a 10-year-old Seymour girl.

Troopers from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg responded to the accident.

The crash was near the 900 Block of State Road #135, north of Salem, in Washington County.

The driver of a gold 2002 Nissan Quest, Misty Woods, 32, from Seymour, IN, was south on State Road #135 when for an unknown reason the vehicle she was driving drove off the east side of the roadway.

When the vehicle left the roadway it flipped an unknown number of times before coming to rest on its wheels.

The front seat passenger, Sierra Woods, driver’s ten year old daughter, was wearing a seatbelt, but was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, Misty Woods, was flown to the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, KY with non-life threatening injuries. It is unknown at this time if the driver was wearing her seatbelt.

This investigation is continuing.

Assisting Agencies; Washington County Sheriff’s Department, Washington County Fire and E.M.S. and a trooper from the Indiana State Police Post at Versailles