A Flat Rock woman died in a Sunday evening accident in northern Bartholomew County.

The Bartholomew County Sheriff's Department reports that Venessia Emerick, 51, was a passenger in her husband Timothy's pickup, when it was hit by an SUV driven by Max Dyer, 29, of Hope, at about 6:52 p.m. at the intersection of County Roads 350E and 900N.

Mrs. Emerick suffered severe head trauma. She was taken to Columbus Regional Hospital where she died.

All occupants were wearing seatbelts, deputies report.

The accident remains under investigation.

Bartholomew County Sheriff's Deputies Andrew Whipker and Jarod Aspenson were assisted on the scene by Capt.n Dave Steinkoenig, Sgt. T.A. Smith, Detective Sgt. Chad Swank, Columbus Regional Hospital ambulance, IU Health Lifeline helicopter, Clifford Fire Department and Flat Rock Fire Department.