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Local News with Jeff Lane

(Richmond, IN)--More information has now been released about a fatal crash in Richmond yesterday afternoon.  Police have identified the victim as 44-year-old Charity Idle of Richmond.  Idle and three children were headed west on Richmond Avenue when a car driven by a man now identified as 46-year-old Michael Hicks of Richmond crossed the center line and hit the oncoming pickup head-on.  Idle was pronounced dead at the scene.  Hicks was taken to a Level One trauma center.  His condition has not been released.  One child was taken to a children's hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.  Two other children were treated at Reid Health and released.  Investigators do not believe that drugs, alcohol, or distracted driving were factors in the crash.  Findings will be forwarded to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office.

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