Advertisement

Local News

News > Local News > Head-On Crash Claims Life of Lebanon Woman

Head-On Crash Claims Life of Lebanon Woman

Sheriff's deputies say Bethany Moore crossed the double-yellow line on a Hamilton Co. road and drove into the path of a pickup truck.

HAMILTON COUNTY, Ind. -- A head-on crash Wednesday morning in Hamilton County has claimed the life of a 23-year-old woman from Lebanon.

Sheriff's deputies say Bethany Moore crossed the double-yellow line on Strawtown Avenue around 7 a.m. and drove right into the path of a pickup truck driven by Joshua Prater of Anderson.

Moore, who was cut out of her car by firefighters, died at the scene. Prater was taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing and police don't yet know why Moore crossed into oncoming traffic or if drugs or alcohol were involved. Blood samples were taken from both drivers; toxicology results should be back in a few weeks.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff’s office at 317-773-1282.

(Photo by SEInnovation/Thinkstock.)

INDIANAPOLIS -- It's been nearly two years since he left the football field, but the honors keep rolling in for...
(INDIANAPOLIS) - If Indiana lifts its ban on Sunday alcohol sales, it looks like the hours will be noon to 8 p.m...
INDIANAPOLIS -- After hitting a record number of murders in Indianapolis for 2017, the city's police chief is...
WHITELAND, Ind -- A former secretary treasurer for the Whiteland Volunteer Fire Department is accused of writing...
(INDIANAPOLIS) - The sale of cannabis oil would be not just legalized but expanded if the House gets its way. Last...