Person dies in crash in northern Hendricks County

LIZTON, Ind. (WISH) — A person has died in a Friday afternoon crash in northern Hendricks County, said a sheriff’s office spokeswoman. 

Authorities were called at 2:50 p.m. to the crash in the 6600 block of North State Road 39. That’s about a mile south of Lizton in northern Hendricks County. 

Preliminary investigations revealed a vehicle headed northbound traveled left of center, striking and killing 65-year-old Michael Smith.  

The driver of the vehicle headed northbound was sent to St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital by medical helicopter and is said to be in critical condition. 

Lizton Union Township Fire is being assisted by the Brownsburg, Pittsboro, Danville and North Salem fire departments.