Miami County Sheriff's Department, Indiana State Police, Dukes EMS, Peru Fire and Pipe Creek Fire Departments responded to the area of CR 200 W and CR 400 S for a single vehicle crash.

Misty Tarrant of Peru age 36 was northbound on CR 200 W south of CR 400 S in a 2001 blue Chevrolet. Witnesses stated Tarrant lost control of the vehicle and ran off the roadway causing the vehicle to overturn.

Cara Sheppard of Peru age 29 was ejected from the vehicle. Sheppard was transported to Dukes Memorial Hospital where she was then pronounced deceased.  Tarrant was also transported to Dukes Memorial Hospital for a complaint of pain.

There were also two young children in the vehicle but neither sustained any injuries. The crash is an ongoing investigation with the Miami County Sheriff's Department.

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