DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – A Butler woman was killed Tuesday evening after crashing head-on into a semi-truck just east of Kendallville.

According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, Chantel Wells, 30, was driving east in the 5500 block of U.S. 6 just after 6:30 p.m. when she drove into the path of an oncoming semi.

The collision caused Wells’ vehicle to roll into a ditch, and she was ejected from the vehicle. The semi also jack-knifed into the ditch following the crash.

Wells was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the semi, Stacy Hagerty, 57, was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

The crash is under investigation by the Dekalb County Sheriff’s Department.

Credit: DeKalb Co. Sheriff’s Department