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UPDATE | 3:15 p.m.

Police have identified the victim of the fatal crash as 22-year-old Ashlynn Simmons, of Brazil, Ind.

MORGAN COUNTY, Ind.–A person was killed in a Morgan County crash Friday morning. 

Someone driving a 2002 Jeep SUV on State Road 67 hit a tree on just south of Vickery Road, says Morgan County Sheriff Rich Myers. The crash happened around 7:40 Friday morning. 

“One person was killed. No one else was in the vehicle. For unknown reasons, the vehicle was northbound and went off the roadway,” Myers said. 

The crash affected traffic. 

“The road was closed both north and southbound for about 2 and a half hours,” Myers said.

Police don’t know what caused the crash yet. Myers said the investigation was ongoing. 

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