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Teen killed in Rockville Road crash was George Washington High School student, IPS says

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Posted at 8:59 AM, Mar 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-19 11:18:02-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A 15-year-old boy killed in a crash early Friday morning on Indianapolis' west side was a George Washington High School student, according to Indianapolis Public Schools.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to the crash around 8 a.m. in the 6600 block of Rockville Road. This is in between North High School Road and North Girl School Road.

The Marion County Coroner's Office identified the boy as Deshawn Holloway.

Three other people were taken to a hospital and are stable, according to IMPD Officer Samone Burris.

Additional details about the crash have not been released at this time.

In a statement issued Friday afternoon, IPS said Holloway and a second teen who was injured were both students at George Washington High School.

Since about 6 a.m. Friday, public safety personnel in central Indiana have responded to at least two other fatal traffic incidents.

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Read the full media statement from IPS below:

“IPS is deeply saddened to learn about the death of a George Washington High School student, who was involved in a car crash this morning. We are also hoping for a full recovery for a second George Washington student involved in the accident. A crisis counseling team from IPS is working with students, staff and families at the school.”