Mt. Vernon Middle School teacher struck and killed by dump truck on U.S. 31 ramp in Carmel

Indianapolis man struck and killed along US 31 in Carmel on 4-2-2019

CARMEL, Ind. – A man who was struck and killed along U.S. 31 in Carmel Tuesday afternoon was a teacher at Mt. Vernon Middle School in Fortville.

The Carmel Police Department says it happened on the northbound exit ramp to  146th and 151st streets shortly before 2 p.m.

Based on a preliminary investigation, police say it appeared 35-year-old Adam J. Bisesi of Indianapolis walked into the path of a 2000 International dump truck.

Adam Bisesi (photo provided)

Investigators believe the driver of the truck was unable to stop and then struck Bisesi, who was pronounced dead at the scene. The ramp was closed for several hours for the investigation.

Bisesi taught seventh grade language arts at Mt. Vernon Middle School and advised the Newspaper Club, according to a statement from the school.

It is with deep sorrow that we have to share the news of the loss of one of our Mt. Vernon Middle School teachers, Mr. Adam Bisesi. Mr. Bisesi passed away in a crash in on April 2, 2019 in Carmel. He was always quick with a smile and was a beloved member of the Mt. Vernon family. Mr. Bisesi taught seventh grade language arts and was the Newspaper Club Advisor at Mt. Vernon Middle School. He will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. The staff and family at Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation extend our heartfelt sympathy to his family, as well as his friends, students, fellow teachers and support staff.

The school shared the news of his passing with students Wednesday morning.

“This is a difficult time for all, and we need to support each other and help those who need assistance,” the school’s statement said.

The middle school and high school have activated their crisis response team and will have several counselors available for students and staff who need to talk to someone.

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