Horrific: Adult, Two Kids Killed In Summit County Crash

Keith Caplinger
Keith Caplinger
Luke Caplinger
Luke Caplinger

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SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) - A man, his son and his son's friend were all killed after a weekend two-vehicle crash.

Keith Caplinger, 36-years-old, his 12-year-old son Luke and his son's best friend Ryland Reel died on Killian Road around 11:30 p.m. Saturday, August 15th.

State Troopers tell 19 Action News that Caplinger went left of center and crashed into a Chevy Express full size van driven by a 16-year-old.

Caplinger and the two 12-year-olds were pronounced dead on scene.

The 16-year-old driver of the van was transported to a local hospital for treatment to minor injuries.

Seatbelt use and alcohol are unknown at this time.

This crash remains under investigation.

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