Pedestrian killed in one-vehicle crash in Elkhart County

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. -- Deputies responded at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday to the report of a pedestrian being hit by a vehicle on County Road 20 east of Roys Avenue, according to the Elkhart County Sheriff's Office.

Marlyse Kemp, 22, of Elkhart, was walking west on County Road 20 at the time of the incident, officials say.

Initial investigation determined that the driver of a 2020 GMC Canyon was also traveling west on County Road 20 when the vehicle struck Kemp, police reported.

Kemp sustained a broken arm and broken back, and was later pronounced dead after being transported to Elkhart General Hospital.

The driver, a 32-year-old man from Mishawaka, was not reported to have any injuries. 

The Elkhart County Sheriff's Office Crash Investigation Team is currently leading the investigation.

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