Teen pedestrian Tyler Deputy killed in Johnson County crash

Teen hit while walking on Emerson Avenue

WHITELAND, Ind. - A pedestrian was killed late Saturday afternoon in a crash in Johnson County.

The crash happened about 5:40 p.m. on Emerson Avenue, north of County Road 600 North in Whiteland, the Johnson County Sheriff's Department said.

Police said a car driven by Tabitha Walters, 33, of Whiteland, struck Tyler Deputy, 19, of New Whiteland as Deputy walked along Emerson.

Deputy was taken to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis by medical helicopter, but he later died.

Results of a blood draw of Walters are pending.

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