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Visitation and funeral arrangements set for Kalen Hart, who died in crash on way to prom

Her funeral will be Friday, May 7 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center in Noblesville.
Credit: Jody Conaway
Kalen Hart's mom Jody Conaway said Kalen had just gotten her graduation cap and gown and she was trying it on the other day. Conaway said she and Kalen's grandmother were filing out invitations for Kalen's graduation when she heard Kalen had died in a crash.

ARCADIA, Ind. — Visitation and funeral arrangements are now set for Hamilton Heights senior Kalen Hart. 

Visitation will be Thursday, May 6 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center at 1685 Westfield Road in Noblesville.

Her funeral will be Friday, May 7 at 1 p.m., also at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Cicero Cemetery in Cicero.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hamilton Heights High School Choir or the Gay-Straight Alliance at Hamilton Heights, 35802 State Road 19, Arcadia, Ind. 46030.

Hart and her date, Cathedral High School junior Lendon Byram, died in the Saturday, May 1 crash. The couple, along with two friends, were on their way to Kalen's mother's house and then prom when the accident happened.

Their car was t-boned at the intersection of 281st Street and Lacy Road. The two other passengers were taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the other vehicle declined medical assistance.

Kalen's mother has created a Facebook fundraiser to help pay for funeral and burial expenses. Another fundraiser was launched on GoFundMe to help Kalen's family and to purchase remembrance items and other things her family could use to keep her in mind.