School Corporation Releases Statement On Student Deaths

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The principal of students killed in Friday’s accident speaks out.  

On Friday afternoon a single vehicle accident claimed the lives of three people. 

WTWO received this statement from the principal and corporation. 

          “On behalf of the Northeast School Corporation and North Central High School I want to extend our sincerest sympathies to all the families and friends of the students involved in a terrible accident that has taken place this afternoon.  North Central plans to hold a vigil for students to gather to mourn the loss of their friends. We hope to respectfully confirm details with the families tomorrow morning before publicly announcing any plans. Thank you for your sensitivity with this matter. It is greatly appreciated.”  

The accident happened around 2 p.m. at County Road 500 East and 1100 North, in the northeastern part of the county.  

The vehicle involved was overturned in a ditch.  

Numerous agencies responded to the scene and re-routed traffic in the area.  

Authorities are not releasing the names at this time. 

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