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1 killed in crash near Madison

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Photos of the accident scene (Source: ISP) Photos of the accident scene (Source: ISP)

MADISON, IN (WAVE) - Indiana State Police are investigating a deadly crash near Madison early Saturday.

According to ISP, April Bates, 30, of Madison was driving south on State Road 7 near Big Creek Lane when her Ford Mustang struck a guardrail coming around a curve.

Officials say the car over the guardrail and into a ditch before it landed on its top back in the road. The vehicle was then hit by a pickup truck driving north.

A passenger in the back seat, Everett Schafer, 26, of Madison, was thrown from the backseat and was hit by the pickup truck. Schafer died from his injuries.

Bates and two others in the car were not seriously injured.

State police are looking a excessive speed and alcohol as factors in the crash.

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