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VICTIM IN FATAL I-70 CRASH IDENTIFIED

(Henry County, IN)--The victim in a fatal crash on I-70 in eastern Henry County on Saturday is a local three-year-old.  Brooklyn Pope was killed when the car she was riding in was struck from behind on eastbound 70 near Wilbur Wright Road.  Her mother, Ashley Pope, and another child were both injured.  Witnesses said traffic had slowed for construction.  The driver of the truck that struck the Popes from behind has been identified as 43-year Jason Firle of New Castle.  Two other vehicles were involved in the crash.