1 killed, 2 injured in I-71 crash in Warren County

An 18-year-old was killed in a crash on Interstate 71 in Oregonia in Warren County Sunday night that left two others in serious condition.

Brice Kelly, 18, of Wilmington, was driving a 1994 Ford Ranger on I-71 South near Wilmington Road when he lost control of the truck, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The truck crossed the median and was hit by a 2018 Prevost bus driven by 30-year-old Clayton Dehnel of Gallatin, Tennessee.

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The crash threw Kelly from the truck and he was pronounced dead at the scene, according to OSHP.

Two other passengers in the truck, a 20-year-old and 21-year-old, both from Wilmington, were taken to Bethesda North Hospital in serious condition.

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office, Clinton-Warren Joint Fire District and Salem-Morrow EMS assisted OSHP at the scene. The crash is under investigation by OSHP.

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