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Accident: Driver killed, passenger remains in critical condition

New Media Producer: Rachel Chambliss

Update, Tue 2 pm: An Evansville woman remains in critical condition after a car accident. It happened just after 8 a.m. Monday at Highway 62 at Davis Road in Posey County.

Troopers say 76-year-old Nelly Clevenger of Evansville attempted to cross Highway 62 from Davis and pulled into the path of an SUV.

Clevenger died at the scene. Her passenger, 58-year-old Sharon Hill, is in critical condition at Deaconess Hospital.

Update, Mon 4 pm: We now know the name of the passenger involved in a fatal accident Monday morning.

Fifty-eight-year-old Sharon Hill was riding with 76-year-old Nelly Clevenger when Clevenger tried to cross Highway 62 from Davis Road and pulled into the path of an SUV.

Clevenger died on the scene. Hill was taken to Deaconess Hospital where she is in critical condition. The driver of the SUV, 16-year-old Robert Woodall, was taking to the hospital with minor injuries.

Update, Mon 1:30 pm: Indiana State Police are investigating a fatal accident in Posey County. It happened just after 8 a.m. Monday at Highway 62 and Davis Road.

Troopers say 76-year-old Nelly Clevenger of Evansville attempted to cross Highway 62 from Davis Road and pulled into the path of an SUV.

Clevenger died at the scene; her passenger was taken to Deaconess Hospital with critical injuries.

The driver of the SUV, 16-year-old Robert Woodall, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Also in Posey County, two people are taken to the hospital after an accident involving a school bus. It happened about the same time as the fatal accident on Highway 62 near Marrs Elementary.

ISP say the driver of the school bus had just turned onto the highway after dropping the students off at school. The school bus was in the passing lane when the engine died. That's when a driver of another vehicle apparently didn't see the school bus' flashers and slammed into it. Her vehicle was then hit from behind by another car.

Both drivers were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The school bus driver wasn't hurt.

Previously: 14 News is on the scene of two accidents on Highway 62 in Posey County Monday morning.

The westbound lanes of the road are closed at 9:30am CST, due to a fatal accident at Davis Road.

According to reports from the scene, in that one, a red car traveling south on Davis, trying to cross Highway 62, pulled in front of a westbound black SUV. There were two people in the car, one died at the scene, the other was taken to the hospital.

There was also an accident on eastbound Highway 62 near Marrs Elementary School. In the chain reaction crash, the school bus stopped, and was hit by two vehicles coming up behind. There were no students on the bus, and the bus driver was not hurt. Several other people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

14 News will continue to follow this developing story. Come back to this site for updates as they become available.

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