Services announced for WL teen killed in wreck

Christian Burns, left, is shown in this still shot from video competing at a track meet for West Lafayette High School. (WLFI Photo)

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Services have been announced for the West Lafayette teen killed in Tuesday morning’s car crash.

The calling for Christian Burns starts at 9 a.m. Monday at Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center in West Lafayette. A funeral mass begins immediately afterwards at 1 p.m.

Burns was killed early Tuesday morning in White County when the car he was riding in left the road for an unknown reason and hit a metal utility pole.

Three other teens were also in the car. The driver, Benjamin Edwards, and another passenger, Alexander Alge, have been released from the hospital. Alexandra Deryn, 17, remains in critical condition. She was first taken to IU Health Arnett Hospital, but later transported to Indianapolis.

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