Search underway for driver in fatal hit-and-run in Jasper County

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JASPER County, Ind. (WTHR) — The Jasper County Sheriff's Office needs the public's help to locate the driver of a semi in a fatal crash Thursday morning.

The semi is a white day cab with a white box trailer.

The sheriff's office said at 1:10 p.m. dispatch received a report of a traffic crash between a passenger and car at the intersection of U.S. 231 and S.R. 16.

The accident occurred when the semi entered the intersection and a red 2005 Chevy car drove under the semi-trailer. Due to the seriousness of the driver's injuries, she was pronounced dead on the scene.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Buschman at 219-866-7344 or by emailing tips@jaspercountypolice.com.