Amboy woman dies in Wabash County crash

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 revealed that Kaitlyn Byrum, 21, of Amboy, was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Malibu eastbound on County Road 1100 South near 6428 West. According to a press release, 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.

Reports state Byrum was pronounced deceased at the scene.

According to the press release, the crash is still under investigation. Preliminary evidence indicates neither speed nor use of intoxicants was a contributing factor.  Police say Byrum was wearing a seat belt at the time.