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Knox Co. Native Killed in Army Helicopter Crash

1st Lieutenant Clayton Cullen died Saturday in a training accident at Fort Irwin, California.

BICKNELL, Ind.  -- A Knox County native was among two soldiers killed over the weekend in a helicopter crash at Fort Irwin, California. 

The Army says 1st Lieutenant Clayton Cullen died Saturday after his helicopter went down during a training exercise. 

Cullen, 25, grew up in the town of Bicknell, about 15 miles from Vincennes. He graduated from North Knox High School in 2011 and joined the Army after graduating from Indiana University in 2015.

Funeral arrangements for Cullen are pending, according to the Vincennes Sun-Commercial.

(Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army.)

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