NEW CARLISLE, Ohio (WDTN) - The Springfield Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened at the intersection of State Route 571 and U.S. 40 in Bethel Township at approximately 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
According to officials, a 1992 Buick Century driven by 17-year-old Joshua Treon of Casstown collided with a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze driven by 51-year-old Daniel Elliot of Vandalia.
The crash occurred when Treon, who was driving southbound on State Route 571, drove into the intersection and struck Elliot's car, which was eastbound on U.S. Route 40. Both cars went off the south-east side of the roadway with the Chevrolet Cruze coming to rest against a metal traffic light box.
The passenger in Treon's car, 15-year-old Christen Hensley of Troy, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Treon was taken to Miami Valley Hospital, treated and released.
The driver of the Chevrolet, Danial Elliott, and his passenger, 54-year-old Deborah Elliott, also of Vandalia, were both transported to Miami Valley Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
It is unclear if Treon will be cited for the accident.
The accident remains under investigation.
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