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Teen dies in Put-in-Bay crash

By Michael Harrington • Jun 30, 2019 at 10:41 PM

PUT-IN-BAY TWP. — State Troopers are investigating an off-road crash that killed a man Thursday.

At about 8 p.m., state troopers were a called to the 800 block of West Shore Blvd. on South Bass Island for a vehicle crash. Jack Ohlemacher, 18, of Rocky River, was driving a 2013 Can-Am UTV, a small side-by-side off-road vehicle, along a driveway.

He was allegedly traveling at a high rate of speed when he made a sharp turn and overturned, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. His passenger — Patrick Green, 19, of Rocky River — sustained injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Green and Ohlemacher were not wearing seat belts. Alcohol and drugs are not believed to be factors in the crash, which remains under investigation.

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