19-year-old killed in Butler Co. crash identified

19-year-old killed in Butler Co. crash identified
Brayden Leaker, 19, was killed in a single vehicle crash on Hamilton Eaton Road in Butler County on Saturday night.

BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio (FOX19) - A man was killed and two other people injured in a single vehicle crash Saturday night in Butler County.

Deputies and EMS were called out to Hamilton Eaton Road south of Spring Road in St. Clair Township around 9:45 p.m.

The Butler County Sheriff says a vehicle travelling north on Hamilton Eaton went off the road, down an embankment and hit a tree.

A male passenger in vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

He has been identified as Brayden Leaker, 19, of Hamilton, according to the sheriff’s office.

Butler Tech says Leaker was a senior construction student at the school.

The driver and another passenger were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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