LORAIN COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - The Ohio State Highway Patrol said a teenager is dead after a car crash in Lorain County.
Investigators said the 17-year-old was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
Authorities said the crash happened on Capel Road in Grafton Township around 9:15 p.m. on Nov. 15.
Officials said the teen was driving a 2002 Ford Explorer on Capel Road.
According to a news release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol the driver traveled off the left side of the road and hit a tree.
Investigators said the teen was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Officials said alcohol appears to be a factor in the crash.
The investigation is ongoing.