Jake Reibel, a student at Fishers High School, was killed in an automobile accident in Illinois on February 19. The incident happened around 5 a.m. on I-94 southbound at 170th Street in Cook County, according to a news release from the Illinois State Police District Chicago.
According to the statement, a car heading southbound on I-94 near 170th Street exited the road, collided with a light pole, and rolled southbound onto the embankment. On the scene, Reibel was pronounced dead. With significant injuries, the juvenile driver and three other juvenile passengers were taken to a local hospital.
Fishers High School administration confirmed Sunday that Sophomore Jake Reibel died in a crash near Chicago early Saturday morning. A crisis response team will be available this week for students and staff. https://t.co/MQl3Fvj7zH
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In an email to HSE students and families, Hamilton Southeastern Schools stated, “Our school community is expressing their thoughts and support to the Reibel family as we are truly saddened by this terrible loss.”