One dead after car hits pole on near south side

(WISH Photo/Joy Hernandez)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Police said one person has died following a single-car crash on the city’s near south side.

According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, a car hit a pole around at the intersection of Orange Street and Madison Avenue around 8:53 p.m. Thursday.

One person was declared dead at the scene, according to police.

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