Elkhart woman killed in crash on I-65 in Newton County

(Photo supplied/Indiana State Police)

An Elkhart woman was killed in a crash on i-65 in Newton County.

Tbe collision happened just before 11:30 a.m. on Monday, March 19 on I-65 northbound at the 232 mile marker, north of the Demotte exit.

Anastasia J. Chapman, 23, was driving a red 2007 Dodge Grand Caravan northbound on I-65, when for unknown reasons, failed to see that traffic ahead of her had slowed and rear ended a 1986 Peterbilt semi-tractor, according to Indiana State Police.

At the time of the crash, traffic was backed up due to pothole repair taking place approximately one mile north of the crash location, state police reported.

Chapman was pronounced dead at the crash scene by the Newton County Coroner. The semi driver was not injured.

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