COLUMBUS, Ind.–The Columbus Police Department responded to the scene of a fatal accident late Sunday evening near the intersection of 25th Street and Sandcrest Boulevard. Law enforcement believes the crash occurred when the driver of a minivan lost control of his vehicle, crossed all lanes of traffic on 25th Street, and struck a tree on the north side of the road.
When officers arrived, they say that Jesse Tays, 52, and his front-seat passenger, Eunice Tays, 53, were unresponsive. Both occupants were pronounced dead at the scene. The accident remains under investigation.