On June 23, 2024, at approximately 2:36 a.m., Deputies with the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office responded to an unresponsive 16-year-old juvenile male, who appeared to have been struck by a vehicle.
Preliminary evidence at the scene indicates the male was walking on the westbound side of US 421 (Clay Ave), north of State Road 26 (near Genda Funeral Home) when he was struck by a southbound vehicle. The vehicle left the scene.
The juvenile, identified as Reese East, 16, of Rossville, died of his injuries Monday at an Indianapolis hospital. A GoFundMe has been established by Tiffany Fuel, a friend of the family. This is the ONLY fund approved by the family: https://www.gofundme.com/f/stand-with-reese-in-his-fight-for-life?attribution_id=sl:a107ef27-4239-41bf-83f7-3102e568715e&utm_campaign=man_sharesheet_dash&utm_medium=customer&utm_source=facebook
If you have any information, or have contact with a vehicle with new damage, please contact Clinton County Sheriff’s Department Detective Greiner at jgreiner@clintonco.com. You may call Investigators at 765-659-6394 or the TIP line at 765-656-8477.
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