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73-year-old man ID’d as victim in fatal crash on north side

UPDATE: The Marion County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who died in a Tuesday afternoon crash on the city’s north side as 73-year-old Joseph Battista.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A man has died and two other people were hurt after a Tuesday afternoon crash involving a car, a truck and another vehicle on the city’s north side.

Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were called to the intersection of 80th Street and Harcourt Road, between Township Line and Ditch roads, around 2:40 p.m. Tuesday on a report of a crash.

Police at the scene told News 8 that one person died. The two people injured were taken to an area hospital and were stable, police said.

The car involved in the crash appeared to have left the road and come to a stop in front of an apartment building on Harcourt Road. It’s not clear whether the building was struck or if anyone there was injured.

It was not immediately known what type of vehicles were involved beyond a car and a truck.