IN HS Students Lendon Byram & Kalen Hart ID’d As Crash Victims Killed On Way To Prom

HAMILTON COUNTY, IN. (THECOUNT) — Lendon Byram and Kalen Hart, have been identified as the victims in a Saturday night double-fatal vehicle crash in Hamilton County, Indiana.

Hart, a senior at Hamilton Heights in Arcadia, and Byram a junior at Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, were both killed while on their way to prom in a two-vehicle crash near Kokomo Saturday night.

According to reports, Byram was operating a Honda Accord, with Hart as his passenger, when the vehicle came into contact with an SUV around 5:15 p.m. Saturday.

Two other young people traveling in the Honda suffered unknown injuries.

Byram and Hart both died in the crash.

Hamilton Heights School Corporation later canceled all prom-related activities saying grief counselors would be made available.

“No one expects something like this to happen, and when it does, it leaves an entire community grieving,” Superintendent Derek Arrowood said. “Please keep these families and our students in your thoughts and prayers.”

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Hamilton County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. Census 2010 recorded a population of 274,569. The county seat is Noblesville. Hamilton County is part of the Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

Indy Police Dispatch Audio Emerges In Overnight FedEx Facility Mass Shooting

MARION COUNTY, IN. (THECOUNT) — Police dispatch audio has emerged in the response to an overnight shooting at an Indianapolis FedEx facility. The incident claimed at least 12 victims, 8 of those confirmed dead of gunshot injuries, including the shooter, who reportedly took his own life.

Initial police dispatch audio said the suspect was described as a “white male wearing a hat” or hoodie and carrying a rifle type weapon.

Police later said the suspect had a .223 rifle, according to scanner audio. The shooter was found dead about 10 to 15 minutes after officers were first dispatched to the scene. There were some witnesses who told police there were multiple gunmen, but police do not believe there are any other suspects, according to heavy.

The dispatcher said at one point that someone “had been shot,” according to the audio obtained by Heavy via Broadcastify.com. Then they said two to three were shot. Another dispatcher said a female was “screaming for help.”

An officer said “another one is down by the building.” They said the hospitals should prepare for “multiple victims.” One person was described as “conscious, barely.”

“Do we have any living victims needing an ambulance?” an officer asked at one point.

“Person shot. He is outside in the parking lot,” another dispatcher said of another victim. “EMS is en route.”

Listen to dispatch audio below:



The facility is located at, 8951 Mirabel Road in Indianapolis.

The scene remains active as of Friday morning.

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Geo quick facts: Marion County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. Census 2010 recorded a population of 903,393, making it the largest county in the state and 55th most populated county in the country, greater than the population of six states. The county seat is Indianapolis, the state capital and largest city – Wikipedia.

IL Man Tanner Carpenter ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Indiana Fatal Mustang Crash

VIGO COUNTY, IN. (THECOUNT) — Tanner Carpenter, of Marshall, Illinois, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday morning vehicle crash in Vigo County, Indiana.

Carpenter, 23, was killed in an vehicle crash involving a semi-tractor near West Terre Haute Wednesday morning.

According to reports, Carpenter was operating a red Ford Mustang on Interstate 70 near the Wabash River bridge, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle lost control Wednesday around 4 a.m. A big-rig, operated by Jose Hector Gurrola-Rodriguez, of Mexico, then came into contact with Carpenter’s disabled vehicle.

Carpenter was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Carpenter:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Vigo County is a county located along the western border of the U.S. state of Indiana. According to the 2010 census, the population was 107,848. The county seat is Terre Haute. Vigo County is included in the Terre Haute, Indiana, Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

IN Man Justin Davis ID’d As Body Found Sunday Morning In Hobart

LAKE COUNTY, IN. (THECOUNT) — Justin Davis, of Hammond, Indiana, has been identified as the victim found dead Sunday in Lake County.

Davis, 39, was found dead early Sunday following an unknown incident near Hobart.

According to reports, David was found deceased on the 3400 block of N. Hobart Road, US-6, around 12:24 a.m. Sunday.

Davis’ cause and manner of death are pending.

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Geo quick facts: Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. In 2010, its population was 496,005, making it Indiana’s second-most populous county. The county seat is Crown Point. This county is part of Northwest Indiana and the Chicago metropolitan area, and contains a mix of urban, suburban and rural areas – Wikipedia.

IN Man David Shelton ID’d As Victim In Saturday Brownsburg Fatal Minivan Crash

HENDRICKS COUNTY, IN. (THECOUNT) — David Shelton, of Indianapolis, Indiana, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Saturday morning vehicle crash in Hendricks County.

Shelton, 52, was killed in a minivan crash involving a semi-tractor near Brownsburg Saturday morning.

According to reports, Shelton was operating a minivan in the 3400 block of Indiana 267 in Brownsburg, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes around 7:45 a.m. Saturday. The vehicle then came into contact with big-rig.

Shelton, the sole occupant of the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

No other injuries were reported, officials said.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Hendricks County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 145,448. The county seat is the town of Danville. Hendricks County is the third largest county in the Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

IN Man Nathan Chaney ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Night Fatal Auburn Motorcycle Crash

DEKALB COUNTY, IN. (THECOUNT) — Nathan Linn Chaney, of LaOtto, Indiana, has been identified as the victim in a fatal motorcycle crash Wednesday night in DeKalb County.

Chaney, 29, was killed in a single-motorcycle crash near Auburn Wednesday night.

According to reports, Chaney was operating a motorcycle in the 5000 block of County Road 23, when for unknown reasons, the bike crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 8 p.m. Wednesday. The bike then made contact with a substantial tree.

Chaney was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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eo quick facts: DeKalb County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 42,223. The county seat is Auburn – Wikipedia.

IN Teen Kam Cox ID’d As Victim In Tuesday Rushville Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

RUSH COUNTY, IN. (THECOUNT) — Kameron Cox, of Rushville, Indiana, has been identified as the victim in a Tuesday morning fatal vehicle crash in Rush County.

Cox, 16, was killed and another teen was injured in a single-vehicle crash near Rushville Tuesday morning.

According to reports, Cox was traveling as a passenger in a Chevrolet Malibu on County Road 300 in Rushville, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 10:40 a.m. Tuesday. The vehicle then went airborne and made contact with a substantial tree.

Cox, who was ejected during the crash, was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

The 16-year-old driver, who was also transported to an area hospital, suffered injuries not considered life-threatening.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Rush County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. In the 2010 United States Census, the population was 17,392. The county seat is Rushville – Wikipedia.

IN Man Terrance ‘Yumpy’ Turner ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Night Gary Fatal Shooting

LAKE COUNTY, IN. (THECOUNT) — Terrance Turner, of Gary, Indiana, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday night shooting in Lake County.

Turner, 24, was fatally shot outside a residence near Gary on Wednesday night.

According to reports, Turner was found suffering from apparent gunshot wounds in the 1200 block of Montana Street in Gary around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Turner was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.

Turner’s manner of death was listed as a homicide.

Police say they are working to take a person of interest into custody.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Yumpy:

Police asked anyone with possible information on the deadly incident to contact the Lake County/Gary Metro Homicide Unit at 219-755-3855.

The cause of the shooting remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. In 2010, its population was 496,005, making it Indiana’s second-most populous county. The county seat is Crown Point. This county is part of Northwest Indiana and the Chicago metropolitan area, and contains a mix of urban, suburban and rural areas – Wikipedia.

IN Man Ryan Greer ID’d As Pedestrian In Burns Harbor I-94 Fatal Semi Strike

PORTER COUNTY, IN. (THECOUNT) — Ryan Greer, of Knox, Indiana, has been identified as the pedestrian struck and killed by a semi-tractor Friday morning on Interstate 94 in Porter County.

Greer, 38, was working on the highway when he was killed after being struck by a big-rig on I-94 near Burns Harbor early Friday morning.

According to reports, Greer was on-foot in the area of I-94 and US-20, when he was fatally struck following the crash of a semi-tractor around 2:15 a.m. Friday.

Greer was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Porter County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 164,343. The county seat is Valparaiso. This county is part of Northwest Indiana as well as the Chicago metropolitan area. Porter County is the site of the Indiana Dunes, an area of ecological significance – Wikipedia.

IL Woman Obaidah Gresham ID’d As Auburn Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Dump Truck Monday

AUBURN, IL. (THECOUNT) — Obaidah Gresham of Auburn, Illinois, has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck by a vehicle on Monday morning.

Gresham, 62, was killed Monday in a vehicle crash at a Casey’s Convenience-store around 11 a.m. Monday morning in Auburn.

According to reports, Gresham exited her vehicle and was on-foot in the parking lot at Casey’s, located at 820 Lincoln St in Auburn, when she was fatally struck by a dump truck that had failed to negotiate a turn.

An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Auburn is a city in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States. The population was 4,771 at the 2010 census, and 4,681 in 2018. It is part of the Springfield, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.