KNOX COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - UPDATE: Police have now released the names of those killed in an accident late Wednesday night in Knox County, Indiana.
The driver, Emma Lockard, 21, of Carlisle, along with her two children, Anna Leigh Hunt, 2, and Noah Jay Hunt, 1, were all pronounced dead at the scene. Two other passengers, Laura Hall, 17, of Mt. Carmel, IL, and Ronnie Mendoza, 17, of Carlisle, also died.
The Knox County Sheriff Department says Lockard's vehicle was coming off Old U.S. 41 near Oaktown, when it crossed the northbound lane and entered the southbound lane. That's when it became lodged underneath a semi. Police say there was an explosion, causing a fire.
Autopsy results all five people died of smoke inhalation.
The driver of the truck was not injured.
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