Speed may be factor in crash that caused two teen fatalities

Legal News for Ohio Auto Accident Attorneys. Two high school students were fatally injured in a one-car crash in Clermont County.

Ohio auto accident lawyer alerts- OSHP responded to scene of single-vehicle crash that resulted in the death of two teenagers.

Clermont County, OH—A single-vehicle crash resulted in the death of two high school students on Saturday, January 30, 2010. The incident reportedly occurred on Crane-School House Road at approximately 4:30 p.m., according to information provided by Maysville-Online.com.

Officials from the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) allegedly reported a 16-year-old motorist, identified as Zachary R. Carnahan, was traveling at an excessive rate of speed when he “lost control of the vehicle after cresting a grade”. The Hyundai allegedly struck a concrete bridge abutment after leaving the lanes of the roadway.

Emergency medical services (EMS) crews responded to the scene to transport the injured to hospitals for treatment by medical professionals. Unfortunately, Carnahan was pronounced dead at the scene of the violent wreck. A passenger in the vehicle, identified as 16-year-old Ricky Morgeson, was reportedly flown to University Hospital in Cincinnati via Air Care emergency helicopter though his injuries proved fatal on Monday, February 1, 2010.

Counselors were made available to students grieving the loss of the two sophomore West Brown High School students. The principle of the Mount Orab-based high school, Kevin Kratzner allegedly noted that the teens were “well-liked by their peers and teachers”. It was undisclosed whether investigations have been completed in regards to the fatal motor vehicle accident.

Legal News Reporter: Sandra Quinlan- Legal News for Ohio Auto Accident Lawyers.

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