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Driver killed, passenger injured in I-65 crash near Lafayette

State police say the driver of a pick-up truck drove off the road and rolled over, ejecting both occupants.

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — One person was killed in a crash on Interstate 65 near Lafayette Friday afternoon.

State police say the driver of a 2001 Ford F-150 pick-up was traveling north in the left lane of I-65 near the 179 mile marker when the truck left the road for an unknown reason. The truck went down an embankment, rolling over and ejecting both the driver and a passenger. 

The driver, who has not yet been identified, was taken to a hospital in Lafayette, where they later died from their injuries. The passenger was also taken to a Lafayette hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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