Two teenagers, including a 2015 Houston High School graduate, were injured Wednesday morning in a single-vehicle crash near Highways 38 and 17 at Bucyrus.

Tpr. Stacy Crewse said a southbound 2004 Chevrolet Cobalt driven by Leanna N. Schaffer, 18, of Houston, drifted across the centerline, overcorrected and struck a fence and tree. 

Schaffer and a passenger, Quentin M. Benson, 17, of Licking, sustained minor injuries and were taken by private vehicle to TCMH.

The car had extensive damage, Crewse said. Both were wearing seat belts.


Earlier: Emergency responders were called at about 7:10 a.m. Wednesday to a report of a one-vehicle accident west of Highways 38 and 17.

Authorities said a vehicle left the roadway and went through a fence into a field at Bucyrus.

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