16-year-old killed in Wayne County crash
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WOIO) - A 16-year-old was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Friday, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Officials say troopers arrived at Evans Road near the intersection of Nonpariel Road around 5 p.m., for a crash with serious injuries.
Troopers say a white 2004 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling eastbound on Evans Road.
The Chevy drove left of center and off the north side of the roadway, hitting a mailbox, troopers say.
The Silverado re-entered the roadway and traveled off the south side of the roadway, striking a ditch, fence, and tree, troopers say.
The driver of the white Chevy, a 16-year-old juvenile, was pronounced dead at the scene, troopers say.
The 16-year-old was wearing his seatbelt during the crash, investigators say.
Drugs and alcohol are not believed to be a factor at the time of the crash, troopers say.
This crash remains under investigation.
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