Three killed, five injured in southern Indiana crash

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4 Fast Facts

  • The crash occurred Sunday evening in Scott County.
  • Police say a vehicle traveling northbound crossed the center lane.
  • The car hit a pickup truck head on.
  • A 36-year-old man and two children were killed in the crash.

LEXINGTON, Ind. — Police in southern Indiana say a driver and two children were killed and five others were injured in a head-on vehicle crash.

The Scott County Sheriff’s Department says troopers responded Sunday evening to the crash on State Road 203 near Lexington. Officials say a vehicle traveling northbound left its lane as it approached a curve and crossed into a southbound pickup truck’s lane.

The deceased were in the northbound vehicle. Authorities identified them as the driver, 36-year-old Alfonzo B. Qualls of Lexington, 8-year-old Mariah Qualls of Lexington and 10-year-old Kaden A. Pedigo of Austin.

Three other victims of that vehicle suffered life-threatening injuries. Details of their conditions were not provided.

The driver and passenger of the pickup truck suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The crash is under investigation.

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