GREENE CO, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Update: The 16-year-old who died in the single-vehicle crash has been identified as a student of Eastern Greene Schools.
According to a news release from the school corporation, Jedd Cummings, 16, died as a result of a single-vehicle crash in the afternoon of Sunday, October 9. Superintendent, Trent Provo, said the school held a prayer circle at the high school football field Monday morning.
Following the circle, counselors would be made available to students at the high school from 10 a.m. until noon Monday. Students can also contact the Eastern Greene Central Office at 812-825-5722.
“Jed was an energetic kid, he was 16. full of energy, loved life, very good athlete, was a four-sport athlete here,” said Eastern Greene Superintendent Trent Provo. “He was one of those kids that other kids gravitated toward. They liked being around him, he was friendly, he helped other kids out. He was an all around great kid.”
Original: One 16-year-old is dead after a single-vehicle accident in Greene County.
It happened on October 9, at 4:22 a.m. According to Greene County’s Sheriff’s Office, it happened in the area of S State Road 45, a half mile south of I-69.
A preliminary investigation shows a black car driven by the 16-year-old male left the east side of the road before crashing. The driver was pronounced dead on the scene.
An investigation is on-going.