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1 dead after car crashes into Warren County home

One man is dead and one is in the hospital after a car crashed into a Warren County home late Thursday evening.

Posted: Jan. 19, 2018 12:03 AM
Updated: Jan. 19, 2018 12:03 PM

WARREN COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — One man is dead and one is in the hospital after a car crashed into a Warren County home late Thursday evening.

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Deputies say it happened around 10:15 p.m.

A car was eastbound on County Road 550 East. Investigators say the driver, 27-year-old Tyler W. McCoy, was speeding when the vehicle swerved off road, hit a tree and hit the garage.

Deputies say McCoy was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at 2:39 a.m. The passenger, 27-year-old Ross W. Martin, was airlifted to a hospital in Indianapolis.

People in the home were fine. They called 911.

Deputies believe alcohol is involved.

The crash remains under investigation.

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