CRAWFORD CO. Ind. (WHAS11) -- Police say a woman has died after the driver of the car she was riding in fled from police and crashed into a tree in Crawford County on Friday night.
According to reports, police attempted to pull over a pick-up truck for having defective tail lights when the driver, Robert Banet, sped off. Police say Banet then lost control of his vehicle on Valeene Road and crashed into a tree.
Banet was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The passenger, Jeannine Farrell, was pronounced dead on the scene. Banet could face charges, but the investigation is still pending.