Teen killed in Warren Co. crash on way to school

CLEARCREEK TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - Police have identified the teenager who was killed in a three-vehicle crash on Ohio 48 in Clearcreek Township Tuesday morning.

The Warren County Coroner's Office says Thomas Williamitis, 16, of Oregonia was pronounced dead following the crash.

Officials said Williamitis' car traveled into the oncoming lane of traffic while he was on his way to school.

Dayton Christian High School put out a statement on the passing of their student:

It is with deep sadness that we share that Tommy Williamitis, a sophomore at Dayton Christian High School, was involved in a fatal car accident on his way to school this morning. We informed our students and faculty of the tragic accident and have grievance counselors on site to help them process the news. We know by the reaction of our students that Tommy was well loved by our student body, and was involved in band and wrestling at the school. We want to thank area churches that proactively reached out to us to come alongside the Dayton Christian family to offer counseling.

Another person was critically hurt in the accident, the coroner's office says.

A medical helicopter responded to the accident on Ohio 48 near Lytle Five Points Road just after 7:30 a.m., according to Warren County emergency dispatchers.

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The person critically hurt was flown to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, they said.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

Williamitis' body was taken to the Montgomery County Coroner's Office for a full autopsy Tuesday morning.

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