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One dead in car accident on city’s southeast side

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A person was killed in a two-vehicle accident, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said Tuesday afternoon.

Around 4:13 p.m. Tuesday, officers were sent to the 7300 block of Southeastern Avenue, which is in a residential area on the southeast side, after being informed of a personal injury accident.

Upon arrival, investigators learned the accident involved two vehicles. The driver of one vehicle was taken to a local hospital where they were pronounced dead by hospital staff.

The driver and passenger in the second vehicle were also taken to a hospital for treatment of their injuries.

Officers say they believe the crash was a head-on collision. Investigators have not released the name of the driver who died as of Tuesday evening.

News 8 reached out to the Marion County Coroner’s Office for the ID of the person who died but did not receive a response.