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Teen killed in car crash

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Jan 9, 2014 at 1:07 PM

The Mansfield post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 4:17 p.m. Tuesday on westbound Ohio 97 in Richland County.

A 1997 Ford Taurus being driven by 18-year-old Christopher S. Badger of Lexington, Ohio, traveled off the north side of the road and struck a tree, ejecting Badger, troopers said.

Badger was transported to Med Central in Mansfield, where he was pronounced dead. The crash is still under investigation, troopers said.

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