Pleasant Twp crash claims life of 16-year-old

PLEASANT TOWNSHIP, OH (TOLEDO NEWS NOW) - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened on Friday around 1:47 p.m. at State Route 53 and County Road 592 in Pleasant Township.

Police say 16-year-old Abigail C. Johnson of Marengo was killed when 68-year-old Glen R. McElroy of Barberton turned his tractor-trailer from eastbound County Road 592 onto northbound SR53.

Johnson's VW Jetta roof was torn off and she became pinned under McElroy's trailer. She was not wearing a safety belt.

McElroy was not hurt and was wearing a safety belt.

Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

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