Interstate 65 crash kills one in Indianapolis

A driver died on Interstate 65 in Indianapolis after a crash sent a car through the cable barriers and into the oncoming lanes this morning.

According to Indiana State Police reports, the crash happed at about 5:20 a.m. Monday morning near 86th Street. Troopers arrived and found two heavily damaged vehicles, one with a man trapped inside. Firefighters rescued the man and he was taken to an area hospital where he died.

An investigation revealed that the driver ran off the road into the grass median, through the cables and came to a stop in the northbound lanes of the Interstate, where the car was hit by an SUV. The northbound lanes were shut down for about five hours and the crash is still under investigation. Investigators do not suspect drugs or alcohol were involved in the crash.

The names of the drivers have not yet been released.