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Where do teen drivers have the highest crash rate in Ohio?

According to data from the Ohio Department of Transportation, Holmes County in eastern Ohio has teen drivers involved in the highest rate of overall crashes. 

That comes from analyzing data from 2014-16, during which time teen drivers in Holmes County were involved in 23.3 percent of all crashes.

Second in the state was Warren County, where teens were involved in 22 percent of all crashes. 

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Nine Miami Valley counties were among the top 25 in the state for percentage of crashes that involved teen drivers.

Here’s a look at the state’s top 25 counties (data from 2014-16):

RankCounty Teen-involved crashes Total crashes % teen involved
1Holmes 533 2,286 23.3%
2Warren 3,316 15,063 22.0%
3Fairfield 1,974 9,154 21.6%
4Licking 2,171 10,213 21.3%
5Putnam 259 1,220 21.2%
6Allen 2,053 9,804 20.9%
7Delaware 2,417 11,829 20.4%
8Medina 2,153 10,570 20.4%
9Clermont 3,340 16,401 20.4%
10Geauga 1,203 5,921 20.3%
11Lake 2,875 14,626 19.7%
12Muskingum 1,526 7,787 19.6%
13Mercer 470 2,447 19.2%
14Butler 5,079 26,668 19.0%
15Champaign 442 2,360 18.7%
16Auglaize 576 3,076 18.7%
17Wayne 1,335 7,143 18.7%
18Miami 1,395 7,482 18.6%
19Greene 2,162 11,712 18.5%
20Highland 480 2,601 18.5%
21Darke 628 3,416 18.4%
22Morgan 133 724 18.4%
23Knox 702 3,850 18.2%
24Preble 521 2,866 18.2%
25Vinton 156 859 18.2%

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