Coroner looking for family of woman killed while walking on I-65

The Jasper County Coroner's Office is now looking for family members of 20- year old Danielle Crawford to contact.

Posted: Sep 4, 2018 8:39 AM
Updated: Sep 5, 2018 3:49 AM

JASPER COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — The Jasper County Coroner's Office is asking for your help finding the family of a woman who was killed while walking along Interstate 65 Sunday. The woman's last known address was in Lafayette.

After an autopsy was completed Monday, the coroner was able to identify the woman based off fingerprints sent to state police for analysis. They are now looking for family members of 20- year old Danielle Crawford to contact. 

Crawford's last known address, based off information from state police, was on Eckman Drive in Lafayette. That's near Beck Lane and Poland Hill Road. 

Crawford was killed near the Remington exit while walking along I-65 Sunday. Police said Rahsul Valentine of Lafayette, thought he hit a deer, but police said he actually struck the woman. She was then thrown up into the passenger side windshield and came to rest on the inner shoulder.

Valentine was found to have three active warrants, and is now being held in the Jasper County Jail.

If you have any information about Crawford or her next-of-kin, call the Chief Deputy Coroner of Jasper County Andy Boersma at (219) 866-7344.

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