Fatal crash shuts down I-465 ramp to Kentucky Ave.


A fatal crash between a car and a pickup truck on Kentucky Avenue shut down the ramp from Interstate 465 to Kentucky Avenue for more than four hours overnight. 

Decatur Township Fire responded to the crash, which happened shortly before midnight Wednesday. A silver Pontiac and dark-colored pickup collided and wound up in the ditch on the northwest side of Kentucky Avenue.

Police investigators have not determined what caused the crash.

All three people were trapped in the in the two vehicles and had to be extricated.

Chief Dale Henson said one person from the Pontiac left the scene in critical condition, and she later died.

The other person from the Pontiac was in stable condition when transported.

The driver of the pickup truck was listed as stable.

Wayne Township Fire was called to help extricate the driver of the pickup.