Newark Teenager Dies After Licking County Crash

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A Newark teenager died from the injuries he sustained in a Friday afternoon car crash.

The Newark Advocate reports Noah Bates, 16, died at Grant Medical Center Sunday.

The accident happened north of Newark on Preston Road.

Bates was riding in the passenger side of a van driven by another teenager when the driver went off the road, over-corrected and flipped the van several times.

The driver suffered minor injuries.

Bates was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the van.

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