One person killed, one badly hurt in east side crash

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police say a man is dead and another person was badly hurt following a crash early Monday.

Around 1 a.m. police say they saw a car speeding westbound down Michigan Street without headlights on.

According to officers, the driver swerved to miss the bridge supports to a railroad overpass and over-corrected, hitting a light pole.

Police say the male driver died at the scene. He has been identified as 24-year-old Carlos Guevara. The Marion County Coroner’s Office determined his cause of death as multiple blunt-force injuries.

A male passenger was taken to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital. He remained in critical condition Monday evening, police say.

The impact of the crash severed the utility pole in half.  IPL crews were called to the scene. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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