Miami U student killed in Butler County crash

Nikki Sefton (Source: Facebook)
Nikki Sefton (Source: Facebook)
Source: Ross High School
Source: Ross High School

MORGAN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - An 18-year-old woman has died after a crash Thursday morning in Butler County.

Crews were called to the 5700 block of SR129 just west of Garner Road in Morgan Township just before 6:30 a.m.

Police say Nicole Sefton was driving a Volkswagen Jetta eastbound on SR 129 when she traveled off the right side of the roadway and flipped, coming to rest in a field.

Sefton was ejected from the car. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the crash occurred sometime overnight.

Sefton was a Miami University student and a 2012 graduate of Ross High School. where she was involved with the FFA program.

"We are deeply saddened to hear of Nikki's passing.  It is always tragic when a young person's life is cut short.  She was highly thought of by her peers and teachers.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to her friends and family," said Ross Principal Brian Martin.

The crash remains under investigation.

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