10-year-old girl dies in Sunday afternoon traffic crash

A 10-year-old girl died Sunday afternoon in a Bartholomew County traffic crash.

Kayydence Mings of Columbus was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at 4:35 p.m. Sunday afternoon on East 25th Street, west of County Road 650E, says County Coroner Clayton Nolting. Her cause of death was massive traumatic injuries.

Nolting says that she was the rear-seat passenger in the crash of a westbound SUV driven by her mother Katelyn Mings.

The single-vehicle crash is being investigated by the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department.