2 Teens Hurt in Morrow Co. Crash
Updated: Friday, April 26 2013, 09:34 PM EDT
MARENGO -- Two high school students are hospitalized following a fiery car accident Friday afternoon.
The Highland High School students were traveling on County Road 170 in Morrow County when troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol say the driver lost control, striking a tree.
The driver has been identified as Kyle Rowe, 16, of Marengo. His passenger was Noah Smith, 16, of Mt Vernon. Investigators say both teens were not wearing seat belts and were thrown from the vehicle upon impact.
It didn't take long before the car caught on fire and quickly became consumed by the flames.
Rowe was flown by air ambulance to OSU Wexner Medical Center. Smith was flown to Nationwide Children's Hospital. The extent of their injuries isn't known.
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