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Sullivan woman dies in accident

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

CLAY COUNTY -- A Sullivan woman died from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident in Clay County on Monday.

According to officials, at approximately 9:43 a.m., Monday, the Clay County Sheriff's Department received a 911 call reporting a single vehicle accident with injury just west of County Road 425 West on State Road 42.

Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene and found a silver, 2008 Nissan Altima, which had been traveling west on SR 42, had left the road to the south and crashed into a large tree, which caused substantial damage to the vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle, Lynn Ladislas, 43, Sullivan, was not responsive when emergency responders arrived at the scene.

Ladislas was later pronounced dead by officials with the Clay County Coroner's office.

The Clay County Sheriff's Department is investigating the accident. According to officials, facts are still being gathered to determine why the vehicle left the roadway.

Agencies assisting at the scene included the Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department, Clay County Search and Rescue, Clay City Police Department and TransCare Ambulance.

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