LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Indiana State Police are investigating a deadly crash in Jennings County, Indiana.
ISP said 24-year-old Justin Spears was driving a Kia SUV south on County Road 700 West at State Road 7 when drove into the northbound lane and into the path of a dump truck driven by Levi Horton, 24. Horton tried to avoid the SUV but Horton's truck still collided with the driver's side of Spears' vehicle.
Spears was pronounced dead at the scene by the Jennings County Coroner's Office. His passenger, 18-year-old Kaitlyn Lord was flown to St. Vincent's Hospital-Indianapolis with serious injuries, ISP said.
Horton was not injured.
State Road 7 was closed for nearly three hours for crash investigation and cleanup.
Toxicology results are pending.