Fatal Accident In Wayne County Leaves Juvenile Dead

  • 8/25/2019 10:31:07 AM
  • Ingrid Schmidt
  • Local News

WAYNE COUNTY, OH- The Wooster Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the fatal ejection of a passenger in Wayne County.

The incident occurred in Clinton Township at approximately 11:06pm on Saturday when a 19-year old female was driving a 2000 Dodge Ram pickup truck east on Shreve Road.

She had three passengers, including two passengers in the bed of the truck.  When the 19-year old drove around a curve, a 17-year old male sitting in the truck bed was ejected onto the roadway.

He sustained fatal injuries in the accident and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Wayne County Coroner.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol, Wayne County Sheriff's Office, and Clinton Township Fire and EMS were all on the scene.

It is unknown whether drugs or alcohol were factors in the accident.  The incident remains under investigation.


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