WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - A 16-year-old girl from Mount Gilead was killed in a one-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon on County Road 46 between State Route 19 and Township Road 97 in Morrow County. }}" />

   
 
 
Teen Killed In One-Car Crash

Story By: Greg Heindel

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 7/27/2012

A 16-year-old girl from Mount Gilead was killed in a one-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon on County Road 46 between State Route 19 and Township Road 97 in Morrow County.

The Highway Patrol says Kristen Peters was driving southbound when her car went off the right side of the road, hit a utility pole, and overturned.

She was taken to Morrow County Hospital where she later died of her injuries.

Her two passengers, 15-year-old Kylie Hipp and 16-year-old James Welshans of Galion, were taken to taken to Grant Medical Center in Columbus with serious injuries.

Peters was wearing a seat belt. Welshans was not, and was ejected from the car.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 A federal lawmaker visits an area hospital to see how well it's prepared, should an Ebola virus patient be brought in. Full Story
Image1 Richland Newhope Superintendent Elizabeth “Liz” Prather has been named the interim superintendent for the Crawford County Board of Developmental Disabilities, effective Oct. 23. Full Story
 
Image1 Family Life Counseling opens its third office, with the new one at 24 East Whitney Avenue in Shelby. Full Story
Image1 A benefit will be held Saturday for a Mansfield woman in need of a lung transplant. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Benefit will be held for woman in need of lung transplant

Lexington Contract Negotiations Continue

Man Arrested After Crashing Stolen Pick-Up Truck

Crawford County United Way Launches 211 Call Service

Two Mansfield Women Indicted On Meth Manufacturing Charges

Mansfield Preschool Ratings and Springmill Learning Center

Mansfield Woman Indicted In Fatal Collision With Motorcycle

Charges Filed, Bond Set, In Fatal Crawford County Accident

United Way Director Taking Campaign Message To Contributors

Galion Community Hospital donation helps police department

More News