Woman killed in Tate Township crash

TATE TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - A single vehicle claimed the life of a young woman in Tate Township on Saturday morning.

Authorities say Heather Batchler, 21, was driving eastbound on Bethel Hygiene Road when her car went off the right side of the road in a curve around 10:30 a.m. The car overturned in a creek and was partially submerged in water.

Batchler was pronounced dead on the scene. Authorities say it appears she was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. The crash remains under investigation.

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