1 Killed In Athens County Crash


UPDATED: Tuesday August 13, 2013 3:39 PM

One person was killed in a crash in Athens County on Tuesday morning.

The crash occurred around 7:30 a.m. on U.S. 33 West, just north of The Plains.

The OHP says a Scion TC pulled out in front of a Ford Ranger.

The Ohio Highway said that the driver of the Scion, Kendall D. Sweany, 17, of McArthur. died in the crash.

An 18-year-old passenger in her car was transported to O'Bleness Memorial Hospital. The driver of the other vehicle was also taken to O'Bleness.

Officials said the preliminary investigation indicates that Sweany failed to yield and attempted to cross U.S. 33.

Alcohol is not considered a factor in the crash.

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