COLUMBUS, Ind. - An 18-year-old woman was killed in a crash near a rural intersection in Columbus late Tuesday morning, Indiana State Police said.
The crash was reported just before noon on Deaver Road near County Road 50 West and C.R. 150 West.
When police arrived at the scene, they found a 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue that had crashed into a utility pole on the south side of the road.
The driver, Taylor Compton, of Columbus, was pronounced dead at the scene, Bartholomew County officials confirmed.
Investigators said it appeared that Compton was traveling east on Deaver Rd. before running off the right side of the road and into the pole.
The cause of the crash remained under the investigation.
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