SEYMOUR, Ind. – A woman from Indianapolis was killed in an accident along southbound I-65 in Jackson County Sunday night. State troopers began investigating the crash shortly after 11 p.m.
A crash reconstruction team said a 2003 Toyota passenger car, driven by Erika Jimenez, 35, of Indianapolis, was traveling southbound on I-65 just north of the Seymour exit. Investigators say that her car stopped running for an unknown reason and came to a rest in the right driving lane of the interstate.
According to detectives, Jimenez exited her car and was standing next to it when it was struck by a 2018 Dodge Box Truck, being driven by Lenny Gorelik, 61, of Kennesaw, Georgia.
Jimenez was hit during the collision and suffered fatal injuries. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the Jackson County Coroner’s Office. Gorelik was not injured in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.