Hendricks County officials identify driver who died in Plainfield crash

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Hendricks County officials have identified a person who died in a car fire early Sunday morning in Plainfield.

The man was identified as 28-year-old Aaron J. Sinclair from Plainfield.

The Sheriff’s Department got a call just after 3 a.m. about an accident at County Road 300 South and Center Street in Plainfield. When deputies arrived, they found a vehicle on its roof and engulfed in flames.

Officials say the driver died in the accident. No one else was in the car.

Investigators say the driver ran off the roadway, struck a tree and sign, then came back onto the roadway where it flipped and eventually fire. They say speed was a factor in the accident.