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Victim identified in last Friday's deadly crash on Indianapolis' southeast side

Posted: 11:01 AM, Jun 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-27 19:03:51Z
Victim ID'd in fatal southeast side crash
Victim ID'd in fatal southeast side crash
Victim ID'd in fatal southeast side crash
Victim ID'd in fatal southeast side crash
Victim ID'd in fatal southeast side crash

INDIANAPOLIS -- The victim of a deadly crash on Indianapolis' southeast side has been identified.

The collision happened just before 5 a.m. Friday at Emerson Avenue and I-465, near Beech Grove.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department says a silver Nissan was traveling eastbound on I-465 and exited onto Emerson Avenue. It then went airborne and struck the driver's side of a red GMC pickup that was stopped at a traffic light.

The driver of the GMC truck was killed. He was identified Wednesday as 56-year-old Joseph Looney by the Marion County Coroner.

Police arrested Aaron Henry last Friday after he was released from the hospital.

He's facing a preliminary charge of causing death when operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, according to investigators.

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