Police investigate death of 18-year-old Zionsville man

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The Hamilton County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of an 18-year-old Zionsville man.

Investigators say Dean Barrett was taken by a friend to St. Vincent Hospital on 86th Street Wednesday. Shortly after his arrival, Barrett was pronounced dead by the attending emergency room physician.

The friend told police Barrett was staying the night at his home in the Home Place area. When the friend woke up Wednesday, he found Barrett unresponsive and took him to the hospital.

Police say the investigation into Barrett's death is ongoing.