The hurricane and the heatwave
Hurricane Hilary threatens California and a heatwave approaches central Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS — Matt Gay kicked a 53-yard field goal in overtime to lift the Indianapolis Colts to a 22-19 win over the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Gay booted another 53-yard field goal with under a minute to play in regulation to tie the game at 19. Ravens’ kicker Justin Tucker missed a potential game-winning, 61-yard kick with one second left in regulation.
Gay is now the first kicker in NFL history to make four field goals measuring over 50 yards in a single game.
MONROE COUNTY, Ind. — A Monroe County man has died after being run over by a tractor Friday, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.
Officers were dispatched to the area of 9779 W SR 45 on a report of a person injured by a tractor on Friday, Sept. 22. Upon arrival, officers determined that a man was riding in a John Deere when the driver reportedly hit a large ditch and thrusted the victim off the tractor. The man was then run over by the tractor.
The victim was identified as Larry Martindale of Solsberry.
This incident is under investigation. Information will be updated as it becomes available.
INDIANAPOLIS – A woman was killed in a hit-and-run early Sunday morning on Indy’s near east side.
According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, the incident happened just before 2 a.m. near the intersection of East Michigan Street and Woodruff Place East Drive.
Police say the woman was crossing the street when she was struck by a silver Jeep. The Jeep continued west on Michigan Street toward downtown. The woman was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. A police report has revealed she has since been pronounced dead.
Police did not release any suspect information.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.
INDIANAPOLIS — The driver’s side door of a black Ford Thunderbird was ajar, its owner transported to Eskenazi Hospital while evidence technicians marked the spots on the pavement where shell casings fell in the parking lot of a gas station at 5501 East 21st Street.
One witness said she heard the gunshots from across the street.