Teen killed, 3 in critical condition following Franklin Township crash

(WSYX/WTTE)

A teen was killed and three others hospitalized critical condition after a crash in Franklin Township.

The 16-year-old was pronounced dead at 7:25 p.m., according to Marc Gofstein of the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. Three other victims including the driver, 18-year-old Christian Bednarz, passenger 18-year-old Ezekiel Atkinson and another 16-year-old passenger were rushed to Grant Medical Center in critical condition.

The crash happened near the 2200 block of Brown Road around 6:40 p.m. when the sheriff's office says Bednarz lost control of the 1997 Chevrolet Blazer they were travelling in, and hit a tree.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is responded with Franklin Township Police.

As of Friday morning, there was no indication that drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash.

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