Teen dies in Ripley County accident

RIPLEY COUNTY, IN (FOX19)-- An accident claims the life of a teenager in Ripley County Friday afternoon.

Around 2:45pm, the Indiana State Police responded to  a serious crash on State Route 129 near Country Road 950 North.

Investigators discovered that 19-year-old Brittany Combs of Milan was heading north on State Route 129 when she drifted left of center and hit 42-year-old Christina Hueseman of Osgood head on.

Combs was pronounced dead at the scene. Hueseman had some bruising from the seat belt, but a small child in her vehicle was uninjured. The road was closed for an hour and a half.

The accident is still being investigated.