Deputy Sheriff Noah Rainey and Corrections Officer Dane Northcutt were killed in a vehicle crash in Sedalia, Indiana, while responding to assist a member of the Rossville Marshal’s Office during a vehicle pursuit.
He was responding along Route 26 when his vehicle left the roadway near Washington Street and struck a utility pole. Other members of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and the Indiana State Police came across the crash while also responding to the pursuit. They immediately began to render aid but both Deputy Rainey and Officer Northcutt, who was a passenger in the patrol car, succumbed to their injuries.
Deputy Rainey had served with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office as a full-time deputy for three years and as a reserve deputy for one year. He had previously served with the Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Office for three years and the Indiana Department of Correction for one year