Mother killed in crash after picking child up from school

Marrs Elementary principal reacts to deadly crash

POSEY CO., IN (WFIE) - A deadly accident is under investigation after a young woman was killed on Monday.

According to Posey County Dispatch and ISP Sgt. Todd Ringle, the accident happened in front of Marrs Elementary on SR-62. Details regarding the injuries were not made available right away, but airlift was called to the accident.

A news release from the Posey County Sheriff’s Office says, Heather Wease, 25-years-old, from Mount Vernon, had just picked up her child from school. As she was leaving, Wease pulled into the path of an oncoming van.

Wease received medical treatment on scene prior to being taken to Deaconess Midtown Hospital, where she was later pronounced dead. The cause of death was not provided in the news release from authorities.

The child, who was in her car seat when the crash occurred, was taken to the hospital, but was released after being examined.

Posey County Sheriff’s Office says the crash remains under investigation.

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