New Richmond teen killed in late night accident

NEW RICHMOND, OH (FOX19) - A New Richmond teen is dead after his vehicle struck a tree on Saturday night.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol was called to Pond Run Road, just north of U.S. 52 in Pierce Township, around 11:20 p.m. on Saturday.

Officers say that a Hyundai Tiburon, operated by 19-year-old John Neville, was traveling southbound on Pond Run Road when the accident occurred. Police say Neville's vehicle traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a tree.

Neville succumbed to injuries sustained and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers say Neville was wearing a seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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