• May 17, 2017

Nicole Bartlett Killed in La Grange County, IN, Truck Accident

La Grange County, IN -- May 11, 2017, Nicole Bartlett was killed following an accident in which her vehicle and an 18-wheeler collided.

Authorities from the La Grange County Sheriff's Department were called out to the accident scene at around 6:30 a.m. They report that it happened at the intersection of West 600 South and Highway 5.

Preliminary reports indicate that 18-year-old Bartlett, of Midlothian, IL, was traveling along West 600 in a Hyundai. As she entered highway lanes, she somehow crossed paths with an 18-wheeler on the highway. The 18-wheeler did not avoid the car in time, and a collision occurred.

Emergency services were called to the scene, but Bartlett succumbed to fatal injuries before she could receive treatment. The truck driver was treated for minor injuries.

At this time, it's not entirely clear what factors contributed to the accident. No further information has been released.

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