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Fatal single car crash on CR 17 in Elkhart

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. -- One person is dead on Sunday after a single car crash on CR 17 in Elkhart. 

Cynthia New, 51, was headed north bound on CR 17 north of CR 26 when her vehicle went off the roadway and collided with a concrete culvert in a ditch, police say.

According to reports, the vehicle flipped and turned over a number of times before stopping and catching fire. 

Police arrived to the scene around 2 p.m. and New was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The Elkhart County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate the cause of the crash. 

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