9-year-old girl killed in Franklin County crash

9-year-old girl killed in Franklin County crash (Indiana State Police)

BATESVILLE, Ind. (WKRC) - A nine-year-old girl was killed in a crash in Franklin County late Saturday night.

The single-vehicle crash on I-74 also seriously injured the driver, Indiana State police said.

Just before midnight Saturday night, troopers responded to the crash near the 147 mile marker just west of the Batesville exit.

Investigators learned that the driver of a 2013 Kia Soul was traveling eastbound when he lost control.

The vehicle hit a tree and drove through a fence before rolling over numerous times.

The nine-year old was transported to Margaret Mary Community Hospital in Batesville where she died a short time later.

The driver was also transported to Margaret Mary and was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by the Indiana State Police.

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