Carmel resident killed in Zionsville car accident


A Carmel resident was killed after crashing into a metal pole in the median of Interstate 865 eastbound in Zionsville.

Authorities from the Boone County Sheriff’s Office and Zionsville Police Dept. responded to a call at 3:21 a.m. on March 6 about an accident on I-865 at the 4.4-mile marker.

Upon arrival, officers noticed the vehicle had struck a pole in the median. The collision severed the front portion of the vehicle from the back portion.

Officers immediately went to render aid to those involved and found Ryan Forrest, 21, dead from his injuries. He was the sole occupant of the vehicle.

The cause of the accident is under investigation by the BCSO.