UPDATE: Police have released the names of those involved in crash that left one dead

Police have released the names of the drivers involved in a two-vehicle crash that left one dead and one injured.

Posted: May 26, 2019 9:13 PM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) —Police have released the names of the drivers involved in a two-vehicle crash Saturday, as 21-year-old Alyssa Dufair of West Lafayette and 29-year-old Julia Angle of West Lafayette. 

Angle was the driver of the SUV and was taken to IU Health Arnett, Angle later died from injuries.

Dufair was the driver of the minivan and was transported to Franciscan East Hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries. 

Previous story below:

One person is dead and another is injured in a two-person vehicle crash on Salisbury Street in West Lafayette Saturday evening. Police suspect alcohol and speeding to be causes of the crash.

West Lafayette Police responded to a crash that happened in between Spinning Wheel Ct. and Leslie Ave. just after 6 p.m. 

Witnesses at the scene told police that an SUV was driving at a high speed southbound on Salisbury. The SUV then crossed the centerline striking a minivan, which was driving northbound, head on. The force of the impact caused the SUV to roll onto its roof.

The West Lafayette Fire Department was able to get both drivers out of the crashed cars. The drivers were taken to area hospitals.

The driver of the SUV was taken to IU Health Arnett, where they later died of their injuries. The driver of the minivan was transported to Franciscan East Hospital with serious, but non-life threatening.

The West Lafayette Police Department is working with the Tippecanoe County Coroner's Office on this case and once the family has been notified, the names of those involved will be released.

Anyone with information about this case should contact the West Lafayette Police Department at 765-775-5200.

This story will be updated.

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