18-year-old dies after head-on crash in Madison Township


MADISON TOWNSHIP, Ohio — An 18-year-old is dead after a head-on crash in Madison Township, south of Groveport.

It happened just before 8 p.m. on London-Groveport Road, just north of Rohr Road.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, two vehicles hit head-on after a 2018 Hyundai Elantra went left of center into the southbound lane and struck a 2017 Toyota Tundra.

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Deputies say the driver of the Elantra, 18-year-old Matthew Swint of Pickerington, was taken to a local hospital where he later died. The driver of the Tundra only suffered minor injuries.

Deputies say it is unknown at this time whether alcohol or drugs were a factor in this crash.

The roads have since reopened.

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