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Woman arrested after man hit, killed by car in front of Indianapolis bar

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A woman is in custody after a man was hit and killed by a car outside a bar on Indy’s north side.

Online jail records show that 26-year-old Gaylyn J. Morris, of Indianapolis, has been booked on a preliminary charge of murder for the Friday morning incident at Tilly’s Pub.

Police responded around 12:30 p.m. to the pub, which is just off of 82nd Street. The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said they found a man partially trapped beneath a black Chevrolet Impala.

The man died at the scene. The Marion County Coroner’s Office has identified him as 26-year-old Andre Smith.

IMPD Capt. Don Weilhammer is asking anyone who saw what happened to reach out to investigators.

“I’m quite sure, since this is a pub and grill and it is late at night, that there are quite a few people who were here that left the scene because they didn’t want to get involved,” Weilhammer said. “This is where we do need them to get involved, and call us, and get us any information they saw regarding this.”

“It’s just wild and it’s heavy to hear about something like that,” Ana Khachatryan said.

“I was kind of sad about a young person like that not getting to see his life and his future,” Glen Walter said.

IMPD declined to provide the jail-booking photo of Morris as part of its’ investigation.

Anyone with information was asked to call IMPD at 317-327-3475.