A minivan rammed another vehicle with five people inside.
That car crashed into a tree and then the van hit a second vehicle and sped away.
Maria Padilla of Highland, Ind. was killed. She was in the first vehicle that was hit.
Her husband was injured and her three children were treated and released.
Police believe the driver who fled was in a tan Ford minivan.
No one is in custody and there have been no developments in the investigation.