Teen killed in car crash

Car hit tree, ejecting victim.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jan 9, 2014

 

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.