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Columbus teen dies in auto accident


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COLUMBUS, Ind. — A teenage Columbus girl died from injuries suffered in a late-night, single-vehicle accident on a Bartholomew County Road.

Bartholomew County Sheriff's Department deputies responded at 11:47 p.m. Saturday to a traffic accident at the intersection of County Roads 550W and 250S, according to a sheriff's department media release. The vehicle was inverted and a female passenger was partially thrown from the vehicle and was unresponsive.

Upon arrival, deputies found a Chevrolet Trailblazer inverted and passenger Delanie V. Scroghan, 17, of Newton Street, deceased, the release said.

Please read Monday's edition of The Republic for more details.

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