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Fatal accident claims the life of a Nappanee native

 The Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department has released the name of the victim from a fatal accident that took place early Sunday morning.

Police say that 27-year-old Kami Ellis, a Nappanee native, was found deceased in her car on County Road 1350 North, near County Road 300 West.

When emergency crews arrived on the scene, they found a charred Nissan completely engulfed in flames in the middle of a field.

The victim's body was found in the passenger seat of the vehicle.

Investigator's believe Ellis lost control of her vehicle, sliding off the road, and hitting a tree and a sign before finally coming to a stop in the field.

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