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Rollover crash claims teen

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CLARK COUNTY — Brandon C. Pelfrey, 19, of Mechanicsburg, was killed Saturday night in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Mechanicsburg Catawba Road east of State Route 54 in Pleasant Township.

Troopers of the Springfield Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol report Mr. Pelfrey was driving an eastbound sport utility vehicle about 10:06 p.m. on Mechanicsburg Catawba Rd. when the vehicle traveled off the left side of the road, struck a utility pole and overturned.

The driver, who was reportedly ejected from the SUV, was transported by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, where he was later pronounced dead.   

Clark County Sheriff's deputies, Pleasant Township Fire and Rescue Department and Harmony Township Fire Department assisted at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.


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