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Victim identified in fatal South Emerson crash

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — One person is dead following a crash on the city’s east side.

Dispatchers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department describe the victim as an elderly male.

The crash occurred in the 800 block of South Emerson Avenue just before 3:45 p.m. Wednesday.

IMPD has identified the victim as 81-year-old Indianapolis resident Rodney Thompson.