West Lafayette woman dies after US 231 crash

(WLFI Photo)

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – A woman injured in a crash on the edge of Purdue’s campus has died.

The crash happened at the intersection of U.S. 231 and West State Street just before 6 p.m. Monday.

According to Purdue police, 75-year-old Mary Jo Turley of West Lafayette was driving north on U.S. 231 when she attempted to turn left onto State Street and her car collided with a southbound vehicle being driven by Timothy Ryan, 55, of Lafayette.

Turley was taken to IU Health Arnett in Lafayette, where she later died.

Ryan was taken to Franciscan Health Lafayette East. He was treated and released later that night.

Purdue police said they do not believe drugs or alcohol to be factors.

U.S. 231 was closed for about three hours following the crash.