Electric car crash kills 2 in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (WHDH) — Police in Indianapolis are investigating a crash that killed two people early Thursday morning.

The crash happened around 1:00 a.m. in Indianapolis.

A witness said the car was speeding when it lost control, crashed into a tree and caught fire.

Police say the driver, identified by the Marion County coroners office as 27-year-old Casey Speckman, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The passenger in the car, 44-year-old Kevin Mccarthy, died at the hospital.

The car involved in the crash was a Tesla.

Indianapolis Fire Department officials said that made the fire more difficult to fight due to the number of batteries from the car that caught fire.

Police could not say whether alcohol was a factor.



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