An Edinburgh teen has died after a Sunday afternoon crash near Hope.
17-year-old Allyssia A. Christman was flown by helicopter to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis where she died, according to Indiana State Police reports
The accident happened at about 12:50 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of County Road 900N and County Road 350E.
A car, driven by 19-year-old Austin D. Wade of Hope, was headed west on 900N when he pulled onto 350E into the path of a southbound pickup pulling a camper. The truck, driven by 36-year-old Eric W. Harper, of Hope, hit the car in the front passenger side, where Christman was a passenger in Wade’s vehicle, police say.
Harper’s truck overturned in a field. He and two juveniles in the truck were uninjured in the crash.
Master Trooper Gary Thalls assisted at the scene by the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department, Columbus Fire Department, Clifford Fire Department, Columbus Regional Hospital EMS, and IU Lifeline Helicopter.
The accident remains under investigation.