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Fatal crash in Sandusky County kills 1 man, 1 minor and leaves another person in critical condition

Jonathan Ottney, from Fremont, who died in the crash was the defensive coordinator for the Lakota High School varsity football team.
Credit: WTOL

SANDUSKY, Ohio — A fatal two-vehicle crash in Sandusky County took the lives of a 38-year-old man and a minor and put an 18-year-old in the hospital on Friday.

According to Ohio State Highway Patrol, the crash happened late Friday on County Road 41 just east of Jackson Township.

18-year-old Logan Graham from Helena, was heading westbound on County Road 41 when the car went left of center and struck a car being driven by 38-year-old Jonathan Ottney from Fremont, head on. 

After the impact, both vehicles came to rest on the south side of County Road 41.

Ottney was pronounced dead at the scene. Graham was transported to the hospital in critical condition. 

Troopers also found a person from the front right passenger seat of Graham's car who they identified as a minor, dead from the crash.

Ottney was the defensive coordinator on the varsity football team at Lakota High School.

It is unknown if seatbelts were used or if alcohol was involved. The crash remains under investigation.