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Columbus teen killed in northern Ohio crash

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, 18-year-old Kiara Stowers was killed after she was involved in a crash at the intersection of SR-511 and SR-18 in Lorain County. (WSYX/WTTE)

A Columbus teen was killed in a northern Ohio crash Sunday afternoon.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, 18-year-old Kiara Stowers was killed after she was involved in a crash at the intersection of SR-511 and SR-18 in Lorain County.

OSHP said the crash happened around 1:30 p.m. when a car, driven by 19-year-old Elijah Ross of Pickerington, crashed into a truck. According to OSHP, Ross did not sustain any injuries, but his passenger, Stowers, died as a result of the crash.

The driver of the truck was hospitalized with minor injuries.

Alcohol is not suspected to have been a factor in the crash. Safety restraints were used by all occupants of the vehicles.

The crash remained under investigation.

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