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3-year-old boy killed in Tippecanoe County crash

The woman driving, 24-year-old Grace Lescalleet, suffered serious injuries.

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind — The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly crash that took the life of a 3-year-old.

Police were called about a car into a tree in the 5100 block of Jackson Highway. When police arrived they found the boy had died from his injuries.

The woman driving, 24-year-old Grace Lescalleet, suffered serious injuries. An investigation found she was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Police said the investigation shows Lescalleet went off the road while going around a curve on Jackson Highway, crashed through a fence, continued 300 more feet and then slammed into a tree.

Police are waiting on toxicology results to determine if that might have been a factor in the crash.