Crash kills Hamilton County teen

December 30, 2010

A Hamilton County teen was killed in a single-car crash at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday. Police say the vehicle left the road for unknown reasons and hit a tree near 256th Street and Lacy Road in Cicero. The driver, a male, died on the scene and a male passenger was transported to Methodist Hospital with minor injuries. Friends said the driver, whose name has not been disclosed, was a 19-year-old Purdue University student and 2010 graduate of Hamilton Heights High School.