Northern Indiana woman killed in freak interstate accident

first_imgIndianapolis, Ind. — Indiana State Police say an Angola woman was killed in freak accident on I-465 in Marion County Monday.Crash reconstructionists determined Chad Hockett, 27, of Indianapolis, was northbound on I-465 south of I-74 when a rear tire came off the vehicle. The tire bounced across the median and struck the windshield of a vehicle driven by Crystal Emerick, 43. Emerick was transported to Eskenazi Hospital with serious injuries, she later died. Three other passengers suffered minor injuries.Hockett remained on the scene and cooperated completely with investigators. Investigators are analyzing the Hockett vehicle to determine why the wheel came off. Alcohol is not suspected.last_img