Sheriff’s daughter killed in Howard County crash

Asher Family

HOWARD COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – A woman was killed in a crash in Howard County Monday evening, according to the Indiana State Police.

ISP says the fatal two-vehicle crash happened on U.S. 35 near County Road 80 West just before 10:30 p.m.

From their early investigation, officers say that a 2006 Pontiac Grand Rix, driven by 21-year-old Jordan Asher, was traveling north on U.S. 35 near CR 80 West when, for an unexplained reason, collided with a southbound 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee, driven by Jennifer Eastwood.

Asher was pronounced dead at the scene. Asher is the daughter of Howard County Sheriff Jerry Asher, according to ISP.

Eastwood was taken to the hospital via helicopter. Her condition is unknown at this time.

The fatal crash remains under investigation.