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Saturday, October 20th, 2018
Driver Crashes After Other Driver Flees the Scene
Tuesday May 29, 2018 5:19am
Butler, IN

By: Sheila McCrea

A woman was hurt after crashing into a tree in Sunday night.

Angela Zych, age 33 of Hamilton, told authorities that she was driving north in the 1600 block of State Road 427 around 10:15 p.m. when someone drove up extremely close behind her with their high beams on.

The Dekalb County Sheriff's Department says that Zych told the she was unable to see the road because of the bright lights. She told police that's when the vehicle behind her tried to pass her, but rear-ended her in the process.

Reports indicate that Zych went off the road and hit a tree. The other vehicle involved did not stop, and continued driving north on State Road 427.

There is not a description of the suspect vehicle.

Zych She was taken to a hospital after complaining of back pain.

The incident is under investigation.

Assisting the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department was the Butler Fire Department and DeKalb County EMS.

(DeKalb County Sheriff's Department Photo)
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