A one-vehicle accident in Vermillion County left a passenger dead and the driver seriously injured.
Around 10 p.m. Friday, a vehicle driven by Brenda M. Cooper, 40, of Ridge Farm, Ill., hit a tree broadside on CR 1300S in Vermillion County.
Cooper was transported to West Central Hospital and then transferred to Meth-odist Hospital in Indianapolis by medical helicopter.
A passenger, Russell W. Sweitzer, 32, of Clinton, Ind., was pronounced dead at the scene.
Indiana State Police report the road was dry at the time of the accident and the reason for the crash had not been determined at the time of the report.