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Posted on: July 23, 2017

Vehicle / Pedestrian Crash Investigation

For Immediate Release:                                                                                                                                                                         Contact: Lt. Scott Galloway

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      sdgalloway@lafayette.in.gov

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Vehicle /Pedestrian Crash Investigation

            

Date:  July 22, 2017


On Saturday July 22, 2017, at approximately 9:30 PM, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a reported serious personal injury crash in the 1900 block of Elmwood Avenue.  Police arrived and investigated the incident, finding a vehicle had struck an adult female pedestrian, while the pedestrian was crossing the street.


The victim was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.  The Lafayette Police Department traffic division assisted patrol with this investigation, as did the Lafayette Fire Department and Tippecanoe County EMS.  A portion of Elmwood Avenue was closed for approximately two hours during the investigation, but has since reopened.


The investigation into this crash is ongoing.  Anyone with information regarding this event is asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200 or the anonymous We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME.


Lt. Scott Galloway / Community Outreach & Crime Prevention

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