Tuesday, February 19, 2008
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Middletown Crash Victims' Names Released

Two Lincoln High School Students, an LCHS Grad and a Taylorville Grad Identified

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[February 19, 2008]  Positive identification results for four teens who were killed in the truck that crashed just outside Middletown on Friday evening were completed late Monday afternoon. Logan County Coroner Bob Thomas officially released the names and information Tuesday morning.

Of the deceased, two were Lincoln Community High School students. Ross B. Conrady, 18, of Elkhart was a senior. Katherine "Katie" Carpentier, 15, of Lincoln was a sophomore.

Also killed in the crash were Christopher J. McGlasson, 19, a 2006 graduate of LCHS, currently of Middletown, and Katelyn "Katie" A. McCarty, 19, of Taylorville.

McCarty's death was pronounced at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital. Conrady, Carpentier and McGlasson were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

As reported earlier, two LCHS graduates survived the crash. Zachary "Zach" Rickord and Clark Schoonover were rescued from the truck and taken to Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. Rickord was reported to be in serious condition and Schoonover in fair condition on Monday.

Rickord and Schoonover attend Springfield College in Illinois, Benedictine University, where McCarty was a freshman also.


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