ISP investigating fatal crash on I-465

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Indiana State Police are investigating a fatal single vehicle crash on the city’s east side Monday afternoon.

It happened on the I-465 southbound ramp to I-70 eastbound just before 3:45 p.m when a 1999 GMC pick-up rolled over on its top with two occupants inside.

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77-year old Elijah Hawkins died as a result of the crash. A woman that was in the vehicle was taken to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital with serious injuries.

Preliminary investigations determined that Elijah was speeding when he encountered a curve of the ramp before losing control.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.

Two dogs that were in the vehicle were taken to animal control uninjured.

The crash delayed traffic for several hours.

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