BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – A teenager is dead after a crash in Butler County Tuesday afternoon.
The two-vehicle crash happened on State Route 73 and Wehr Road at approximately 4:35 p.m. There were four juveniles in one vehicle and the other vehicle had one adult and four juveniles.
Hallie Deaton, 15, was trapped in the first vehicle and had to be removed. She was flown to Miami Valley Hospital with serious injuries where she later died.
The other three juveniles in the car were taken by ambulance to a local hospital According to our partners at WLWT, one of the 16-year-old boys and the 16-year-old girl sustained serious injuries, and the other 16-year-old boy has minor injuries. No one in the second vehicle was taken to the hospital.
The cause of the crash has not been made known at this time. Butler County Serious Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team is investigating.