Hamilton Heights high school students Linden Byrum and Kalen Hart both killed and two other students injured on way to prom after two-car collision near Lacy Road and East 281st Street in Arcadia, Indiana

Modified Date: 
Fri, 06/04/2021 - 10:11pm
Accident Date: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

Two students killed in crash on their way to prom in Hamilton County

The two-car crash was reported around 5:15 p.m. near Lacy Road and East 281st Street, Hamilton County Sheriff's Office Deputy Ryan McClain said.

Two Hamilton Heights students die in crash on the way to prom

Arrowood said all scheduled prom activities have been canceled. The school corporation will have grief counselors and members of its faith-based community at the Elite Banquet Center in Kokomo and Hamilton Heights High School Media Center. 

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They were on their way to Hamilton Heights High School's prom in Kokomo when their vehicle collided with an SUV.

Two Indiana high school students killed in crash on way to prom

Early Sunday morning, Cathedral High School in Indianapolis confirmed via Facebook that Byram is a student in the class of 2022 and offered its support for his family, friends, and all who knew and loved him.

Two high school students killed in crash on way to prom

The two other injured students were transported to a hospital in Indianapolis with non-life-threatening injuries, police confirm.

2 students die in crash on their way to central Indiana prom

They were on their way to Hamilton Heights High School's prom in Kokomo when their vehicle collided with an SUV. Both vehicles ended up in a field.

On their way to prom, two students killed in car crash, Indiana school district says

On their way to prom, two students killed in car crash, Indiana school district says

The driver of the other vehicle wasn’t injured, police told WRTV, and officials don’t believe drugs or alcohol factored into the crash.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Linden Byrum
Kalen Hart

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