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Indiana high school student dies in single-vehicle crash

Posted at 3:33 PM, May 27, 2024

HENDRICKS COUNTY — A Cascade High School student died in a crash Monday morning.


The crash occurred near the 7500 block of South County Road 550 West, north of Stilesville.

According to the Hendricks County Sheriff's Office, around 4:30 a.m., deputies were dispatched to the area on a report of a crash into a utility pole.

Police said preliminary investigation indicates a silver Ford Taurus was traveling northbound of County Road 550 West when it was driven off the roadway at a slight curve.

The vehicle struck a utility pole, causing it to roll.

The driver of the vehicle, 18-year-old Cyle Sullivan of Danville, was transported to the hospital and later died from his injuries. There were no passengers in the vehicle.

Sullivan was set to graduate from Cascade High School on May 31.

Mill Creek Community Schools Superintendent provided the following statement:

"On behalf of the entire Mill Creek Community School Corporation, our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Cyle Sullivan.  We are saddened by this sudden and tragic loss of one of our Cadets.  Cyle was a 12th grade student at Cascade High School, involved in extracurricular activities, and on track for his career pathway following graduation.  We will have counselors available for our students and staff during this difficult time.  Our school community will rally to support each other!"