OSSIAN, Ind. (WOWO): A Norwell High School student was killed in a car crash last night.
The Well’s County Sheriff’s Department says Michaela Adam, 17, of Markle, was driving her 1997 Chrysler Concord on US 244 near CR 300 W when her vehicle went off the road just before 8:30. Deputies say Adam’s car then struck a utility pole.
Scott Mills, superintendent of Northern Wells Community Schools, issued the following statement:
“Norwell High School and the Northern Wells community is deeply saddened and mourning the loss Michaela Adam, junior, following a tragic automobile accident last night. Michaela was an excellent student, well-liked by her peers, and active in band and music at NHS. School officials have coordinated counselors to be available to help students and staff through this very difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with Michaela’s family and friends as they grieve the loss of their loved one.”