WABASH COUNTY, IN – On Friday, at approximately 12:56 p.m., officers from the Indiana State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash at 6428 West Wabash County Road 1100 South, in which an Amboy woman died.
The preliminary crash investigation by Senior Trooper A.J. Coffee revealed that Kaitlyn Byrum, 21, Amboy, IN was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Malibu eastbound on County Road 1100 South near 6428 West. For an undetermined reason, the Malibu traveled off the north side of the road and down into a ditch. The Malibu flipped, coming to rest on its top.
Byrum was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The crash is still under investigation. Preliminary evidence indicates neither speed nor use of intoxicants was a contributing factor. Byrum was wearing a seat belt, but the crash impact was too severe to prevent her fatal injury.